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Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo has been divided between government and militant groups since 2012. Operation to liberate the eastern districts of the city started in mid-November and ended on 13 Decembers with driving militants out of the strategic city.
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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Bahraini Police Injures 37 Anti-Regime Protestors
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Bahraini Police Injures 37 Anti-Regime Protestors

Sunday 22 January 2017
Bahraini security forces attacked the new round of anti-regime protests across the country injuring dozens of people
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Cooperation with Syrian Army Possible: Rebel Leader
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Cooperation with Syrian Army Possible: Rebel Leader

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Top member of one of the main militant groups fighting in Syria says there may be a possibility for cooperation with the national army
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Ex-US FM, His Dog Attends Anti-Trump Rally
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Ex-US FM, His Dog Attends Anti-Trump Rally

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Former US Secretary of State attended a demonstration against the new President and his policies, sighted walking with his dog
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6 Parties Attend Astana Talks on Syria, US as Observer
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6 Parties Attend Astana Talks on Syria, US as Observer

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Delegations of six negotiating parties are confirmed to attend Astana talks on Syria as the US ambassador will be present merely as an observer
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Ex Israeli FM Cancels Belgium Visit Fearing Arrest for War Crimes
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Ex Israeli FM Cancels Belgium Visit Fearing Arrest for War Crimes

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Former Israeli foreign minister canceled her planned visit to Belgium after prosecutors said she may be arrested upon arrival in Brussels
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Saudi Warplanes Kill Four in Yemen
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Saudi Warplanes Kill Four in Yemen

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Indiscriminate Saudi airstrikes have killed four Yemeni civilians in western Yemen over two days
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Iran Sends Delegation to Astana Talks on Syria
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Iran Sends Delegation to Astana Talks on Syria

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Iranian foreign ministry has sent a delegation to the Kazakh capital of Astana for talks on Syria
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Gunman Kills Two in Tel Aviv
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Gunman Kills Two in Tel Aviv

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
An unidentified gunman killed two young Israeli people in a shooting incident in central Tel Aviv
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Syrian Army Gains Lands against ISIS in Homs
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Syrian Army Gains Lands against ISIS in Homs

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Syrian national army liberated new areas in its fight against ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Homs province
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Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US
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Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
More than a million Americans took to the streets of the United States to protest Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. And that doesn’t include the many thousands of people who took part in the main event -- The Women’s March on Washington -- for which there was no official crowd estimate.
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32 Dead, Dozens Injured as Train Derails in India
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32 Dead, Dozens Injured as Train Derails in India

Sunday 22 January 2017 ،
Alwaght- At least 32 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a train derailed in India, the India-based DNTV reported.
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Iran Against US Participation in Astana Talks: Russia
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Iran Against US Participation in Astana Talks: Russia

Saturday 21 January 2017 ،
Russia says Iran does not welcome US participation in Astana talks between Syrian government and militant groups
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UN Condemns Decades of Discrimination against Myanmar Muslims
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UN Condemns Decades of Discrimination against Myanmar Muslims

Saturday 21 January 2017 ،
Top UN envoy condemns recent violent clashes in western Myanmar on decades of discrimination against Muslim minority in the country
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Mexico Extradited Narcotics’ King to US
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Mexico Extradited Narcotics’ King to US

Saturday 21 January 2017 ،
Mexico has extradited country’s most famous drug dealer to the US authorities to face new charges
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Trump Pick for US Defense Minister Confirmed in Senate
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Trump Pick for US Defense Minister Confirmed in Senate

Saturday 21 January 2017 ،
The ex-general nominated by the US President-elect, Donald Trump to head Defense Ministry, was confirmed in senate

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Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US

Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US