Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

Saudi-Qatar Qatar Deepens Persian Gulf Arab States Differences

Saudi-Qatar Qatar Deepens Persian Gulf Arab States Differences

undefined
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
New node

New node

Azerbaijan

Shiites Subjected to Strains, Abuses in Azerbaijan
Analysis

Shiites Subjected to Strains, Abuses in Azerbaijan

Wednesday 19 July 2017
Straining the Shiite majority continues as the secular Aliyev regime follows Western-dictated policy.
alwaght.com
Status of Factions of Taliban in Afghanistan
Analysis

Status of Factions of Taliban in Afghanistan

Sunday 16 July 2017
Militant organization suffers from fragmentation which makes it weaker as various factions look differently to peace process.
alwaght.com
Terrorist Attack Kills Over 37 in Afghanistan’s Volatile Helmand Province
News

Terrorist Attack Kills Over 37 in Afghanistan’s Volatile Helmand Province

Thursday 22 June 2017
At least 37 people have been killed and dozens injured after a car bomb attack outside bank in Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province on Thursday.
alwaght.com
Aliyev of Azerbaijan Visits Iran, Though Anti-Tehran Baku Agenda Still in Place
Report

Aliyev of Azerbaijan Visits Iran, Though Anti-Tehran Baku Agenda Still in Place

Tuesday 7 March 2017
The Azerbaijani leader holds discussions with the Iranian officials, while playing dumb about the anti-Iranian moves in his administration.
alwaght.com
Putin’s Central Asia Tour: Reinforcing Backyard Influence
Analysis

Putin’s Central Asia Tour: Reinforcing Backyard Influence

Sunday 5 March 2017
The Russian leader is convinced that he needs bolstered influence in the region to counter an array of potential threats.
alwaght.com
Fatal Clashes Erupt between Azerbaijani, Amerindian Troops in Karabakh
News

Fatal Clashes Erupt between Azerbaijani, Amerindian Troops in Karabakh

Sunday 26 February 2017
Deadly clashes have erupted in Nagorno-Karabakh region t between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops.
alwaght.com
Azerbaijan’s Aliyev Appoints Wife as Deputy, Makes Power More Familial
Report

Azerbaijan’s Aliyev Appoints Wife as Deputy, Makes Power More Familial

Saturday 25 February 2017
The Azerbaijani leader’s move is seen new step to entrench the power inside his family.
alwaght.com
Why Israel Trying Deepen its Influence over Eurasia?
Analysis

Why Israel Trying Deepen its Influence over Eurasia?

Monday 5 December 2016
The Israelis leaders seek breaking their isolation and making financial profits by getting a toehold in Eurasian states.
alwaght.com
How Tel Aviv Takes on Tehran in Southern Caucasus?
Analysis

How Tel Aviv Takes on Tehran in Southern Caucasus?

Wednesday 21 September 2016
The Israeli regime seeks rivaling Iran in Southern Caucasus to get toehold as it suffers isolation in its vicinity.
alwaght.com
Azerbaijan’s Islamic Leader Stages Hunger Strike to Protest Holding Constitutional Referendum
Report

Azerbaijan’s Islamic Leader Stages Hunger Strike to Protest Holding Constitutional Referendum

Thursday 1 September 2016
The referendum would increase the presidential period and give even further powers to the president.
alwaght.com
Wahhabism; Major Threat in Azerbaijan
Analysis

Wahhabism; Major Threat in Azerbaijan

Wednesday 24 August 2016
Through the last decade with financial support from Saudi Arabia and some Arab countries, Wahhabism started and expanded, particularly in the northern regions of Azerbaijan.
alwaght.com
Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan Presidents Met in Baku, Adopted Declaration
News

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan Presidents Met in Baku, Adopted Declaration

Monday 8 August 2016
Presidents of Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan met on Monday, in the Azeri capital of Baku to discuss development of transport infrastructure as well as North-South corridor energy.
alwaght.com
Presidents of Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan to Meet in Near Future: Russian FM
News

Presidents of Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan to Meet in Near Future: Russian FM

Tuesday 12 July 2016
Foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan met in Baku on April 7, 2016 to negotiate about preparation of a trilateral summit among the three country’s presidents.
alwaght.com
Foreigners Plot ’Color Revolution’ in Kazakhstan:  President Nazarbayev
News

Foreigners Plot ’Color Revolution’ in Kazakhstan: President Nazarbayev

Thursday 9 June 2016
The president of Kazakhstan has warned that foreign forces are trying to destabilize the central Asian state through a color revolution.
alwaght.com
Afghan MP Killed in Kabul Bomb Blast
News

Afghan MP Killed in Kabul Bomb Blast

Monday 6 June 2016
An Afghan parliament member Sherwali Wardak was killed in an explosion in Kabul province on Sunday evening.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Terrorist blast in Shiite neighborhood of Kabul

Terrorist blast in Shiite neighborhood of Kabul