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World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

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Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

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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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Turkey Warns Haftar’s Forces against Any Attack on Turkish Forces in Libya
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Turkey Warns Haftar’s Forces against Any Attack on Turkish Forces in Libya

Sunday 27 December 2020
urkish defense mister has threatened Libyan forces loyal to general Khalifa Haftar with retaliation if they attacked Turkish troops in the North African country.
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Turkish-Israeli Detente: How Erdogan Stripped Turkey Of Its Islamic Identity
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Turkish-Israeli Detente: How Erdogan Stripped Turkey Of Its Islamic Identity

Monday 28 December 2020
Erdogan confirmed interest in reestablishing ties with Tel Aviv, while polls show Turkish citizens are top among Muslim nations opposing thaw with Israel.
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War At Ayn Issa Gates: How Will Kurds Decide?
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War At Ayn Issa Gates: How Will Kurds Decide?

Thursday 31 December 2020
Erdogan eyes capturing Kurdish-held Ayn Issa town. Kurds will either seize opportunity and use central government protection or lose it to Turkey.
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Lebanon’s Hariri In Turkey: A Bait Or Pressure Tool?
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Lebanon’s Hariri In Turkey: A Bait Or Pressure Tool?

Monday 11 January 2021
The Lebanese Designate-PM visited Turkey as his country desperately needs help amid growing Turkish competition against other actors.
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Three Cases Of Turkish Crimes In Afrin
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Three Cases Of Turkish Crimes In Afrin

Tuesday 12 January 2021
Turkish forces have committed crimes along with the aligned militias or have been source of these crimes in the Kurdish town of Afrin northwestern Syria.
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Why is Erdogan Shifting To De-escalation with Arab Countries?
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Why is Erdogan Shifting To De-escalation with Arab Countries?

Thursday 14 January 2021
The Turkish leader is facing troubles both at home and abroad. Cozy ties with the Arab countries can remove the pressures.
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Iran, Turkey Sign Agreements for Pakistan, China Railway Link
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Iran, Turkey Sign Agreements for Pakistan, China Railway Link

Tuesday 19 January 2021
Iran and Turkey have inked three agreements to expand transnational rail services linking neighbors to Pakistan, Afghanistan and China, the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran (RAI) company announced on Monday.
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“Ban Hamas First”: Netanyahu Seeks Foisting Another Sèvres Treaty On Erdogan
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“Ban Hamas First”: Netanyahu Seeks Foisting Another Sèvres Treaty On Erdogan

Saturday 23 January 2021
Tel Aviv set a precondition to détente that if accepted would invalidate Erdogan pro-Palestinian policy and lead to his fall.
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Fact-Check: Is Turkey Really A World Drone Club Member?
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Fact-Check: Is Turkey Really A World Drone Club Member?

Saturday 30 January 2021
Turkey says it is now a heavyweight in drone industry. But there are doubts about its independence in the industry.
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Only Way to Restore Stability in Region is Thru Synergy: Iran FM
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Only Way to Restore Stability in Region is Thru Synergy: Iran FM

Saturday 30 January 2021
Iran and Turkey share the aide that stability will be restored to the region only through “synergy” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday.
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Why Are Turkish Alawites Being Victims to Radicalism?
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Why Are Turkish Alawites Being Victims to Radicalism?

Monday 8 February 2021
A relatively long history of violence and discrimination against the Alawite minority exists in Turkey. The government’s policies is also a catalyst.
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Syria Condemns Turkey’s Plan to Open Schools in Northern Syria
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Syria Condemns Turkey’s Plan to Open Schools in Northern Syria

Monday 8 February 2021
Syria denounced Turkey’s decision to open schools in northern Syria as “dangerous act” and a “flagrant violation of international law”.
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Ankara-Erbil-Washington Coordinated In Turkish Operation in Northern Iraq?
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Ankara-Erbil-Washington Coordinated In Turkish Operation in Northern Iraq?

Sunday 14 February 2021
Turkey steps up attacks on northern Iraq. It seems that a mixture of interests among Ankara, Erbil, and Washington is driving this campaigns.
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Turkey Denounces EU Expression of Support for Pro-Kurdish Party
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Turkey Denounces EU Expression of Support for Pro-Kurdish Party

Wednesday 24 February 2021
Turkey condemned the European Union (EU)’s support for the country’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), saying the bloc should rather be concerned about the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)’s crimes in northern Iraq.
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Erdogan’s Gulen Nightmare Is Back under Biden Presidency
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Erdogan’s Gulen Nightmare Is Back under Biden Presidency

Saturday 27 February 2021
Turkish president is afraid of Gulen influence in the elections as Biden team supports the US-based influential opposition preacher.

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Iran Launches Human Testing of Domestic COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran Launches Human Testing of Domestic COVID-19 Vaccine