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Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

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Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

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Ansarullah

Ansarullah

A Zaidi Shiite movement operating in Yemen. It seeks to establish a democratic government in Yemen.
Shiite

Shiite

represents the second largest denomination of Islam. Shiites believe Ali (peace be upon him) to be prophet"s successor in the Caliphate.
Resistance

Resistance

Axis of Resistances refers to countries and movements with common political goal, i.e., resisting against Zionist regime, America and other western powers. Iran, Syria, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Hamas in Palestine are considered as the Axis of Resistance.
Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

A regional political u n i o n consisting of Arab states of the Persian Gulf, except for Iraq.
ISIS Terrorist Group

ISIS Terrorist Group

A terrorist group that fights against Resistance Axis in Syria and Iraq. It was founded & armed by America and its allies covertly.
Taliban

Taliban

Taliban is a Sunni fundamentalist movement in Afghanistan. It was founded by Mohammed Omar in 1994.
  Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism is an extremist pseudo-Sunni movement, which labels non-Wahhabi Muslims as apostates thus paving the way for their bloodshed.
Kurds

Kurds

Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a region, which spans adjacent parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. They are an Iranian people and speak the Kurdish languages, which form a subgroup of the Northwestern Iranian branch of Iranian languages.
NATO

NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
Islamic Awakening

Islamic Awakening

Refers to a revival of the Islam throughout the world, that began in 1979 by Iranian Revolution that established an Islamic republic.
Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda

A militant Sunni organization founded by Osama bin Laden at some point between 1988 and 1989
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Ex-President Karzai Opposes New US Strategy for Afghanistan
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Ex-President Karzai Opposes New US Strategy for Afghanistan

Wednesday 23 August 2017
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said he strongly opposes the new strategy of the United States for Afghanistan and Central Asia.
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Taliban Vow to Continue Militancy after US Troops Increase in Afghanistan
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Taliban Vow to Continue Militancy after US Troops Increase in Afghanistan

Tuesday 22 August 2017
The Taliban militant group has vowed to continue insurgency in Afghanistan after US announcement that it will increase occupation forces in the Asian country.
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Trump Releases US Central Asia Policy; Afghanistan, Pakistan in Focus
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Trump Releases US Central Asia Policy; Afghanistan, Pakistan in Focus

Tuesday 22 August 2017
Reversing from US longstanding policy of imposing western-style democracy on other nations, President Donald Trump vowed on Monday "We are not asking others to change their way of life".
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3 Mass Graves Uncovered in Already Taliban- Held Mirza Ulang, Afghanistan
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3 Mass Graves Uncovered in Already Taliban- Held Mirza Ulang, Afghanistan

Wednesday 16 August 2017
Three mass graves were unearthed in a Shiite populated village in northern Afghanistan after army liberated it from the Taliban.
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What Factors Destabilize Afghanistan?
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What Factors Destabilize Afghanistan?

Monday 14 August 2017
The country is victim to sectarian divisions, beside a weak government that facilitates further foreign intervention.
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Saudi Regime Attempted to Host Taliban Liaison Office
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Saudi Regime Attempted to Host Taliban Liaison Office

Saturday 12 August 2017
Saudi Arabia tried to host a liaison office for the Taliban while it now accuses Qatar of doing the same, a former fighter has revealed.
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US Airstrikes Kill 16 more Civilians in Afghanistan
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US Airstrikes Kill 16 more Civilians in Afghanistan

Saturday 12 August 2017
At least 16 Afghan civilians, including children, have been killed in bombings by US warplanes in the country’s eastern Nangarhar Province.
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Iran Slams Massacre of Shiites in Afghanistan, Urges Unity in War on Terror
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Iran Slams Massacre of Shiites in Afghanistan, Urges Unity in War on Terror

Wednesday 9 August 2017
Iran has condemned an attack that left dozens of Shiite Muslims dead in a remote Shia village in northern Afghanistan
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Suicide Bomber Kill 4 Pakistan Army Personnel Near Afghanistan Border
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Suicide Bomber Kill 4 Pakistan Army Personnel Near Afghanistan Border

Wednesday 9 August 2017
Four Pakistani army forces were killed after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the troubled northwest, near the border with Afghanistan.
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Iran Dismisses Saudi Claims of Support for Taliban as Bizarre
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Iran Dismisses Saudi Claims of Support for Taliban as Bizarre

Tuesday 8 August 2017
Iran has dismissed claims by a Saudi diplomat about Tehran’s alleged links to Taliban militants and armed groups inside Afghanistan.
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Afghan Forces Rescue 235 civilians from Taliban, ISIS Captivity
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Afghan Forces Rescue 235 civilians from Taliban, ISIS Captivity

Tuesday 8 August 2017
At least 235 civilians were rescued from the Taliban and ISIS captivity in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan.
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Trump’s Frustrated in Afghanistan Quagmire, Demands Plunder of Country’s Minerals
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Trump’s Frustrated in Afghanistan Quagmire, Demands Plunder of Country’s Minerals

Monday 7 August 2017
A frustrated President Trump is facing limited options in Afghanistan’s quagmire and has wondered why his generals are not plundering the country’s minerals.
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50 Shiite Afghans Brutally Massacred in Sar-e Pul Province
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50 Shiite Afghans Brutally Massacred in Sar-e Pul Province

Monday 7 August 2017
Dozens of Afghan civilians, mostly Shiite Hazaras, were slain in “a brutal, inhumane way” after a group of militants attacked a village in a remote area of Afghanistan’s Sar-e Pul province.
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Taliban Seize Strategic Area in Northern Afghanistan
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Taliban Seize Strategic Area in Northern Afghanistan

Sunday 6 August 2017
Taliban militant group seized a key area in the north of Afghanistan after launching coordinated attacks from three different directions on Sayad district in the northern province of Sar-e Pol .
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30 Killed as Terrorists Attack Shiite Mosque in Herat, Afghanistan
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30 Killed as Terrorists Attack Shiite Mosque in Herat, Afghanistan

Wednesday 2 August 2017
Over 30 people have been killed in a terrorist attack at Shiite mosque in the western Afghan province of Herat.

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Iraqi Army Backed by Popular Mobilization Forces Advance on in outskirts of ISIS-held Tal Afar

Iraqi Army Backed by Popular Mobilization Forces Advance on in outskirts of ISIS-held Tal Afar