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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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Iraq

Iraqi New PM-Designate’s Chances, Challenges To Form Govt.
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Iraqi New PM-Designate’s Chances, Challenges To Form Govt.

Saturday 11 April 2020
Mostafa al-Kadhimi was named by the president for the post, the third figure being named for the post in 10 weeks.
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Iraq’s New Choice for Prime Minister Suggests Defeat of US Pressure
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Iraq’s New Choice for Prime Minister Suggests Defeat of US Pressure

Sunday 12 April 2020
Iraq has designated a new Prime Minister that, contrary to his two predecessors, apparently enjoys inclusive support from the various political blocs in a development that suggests the defeat of the United States’ attempts at forcing its choice on the Arab nation.
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What’s Behind Recent ISIS Moves In Iraq?
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What’s Behind Recent ISIS Moves In Iraq?

Saturday 18 April 2020
Sources say the US is helping ISIS remerge in Iraq as Washington finds its position in the Arab country weakening against it rivals.
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What Does Kurdish Delegation Seek In Baghdad?
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What Does Kurdish Delegation Seek In Baghdad?

Tuesday 21 April 2020
The Kurdish delegation has much to discuss in Baghdad, from oil and budget to the disputed regions and government formation.
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Why Does Baghdad Want To Cut Kurdish Budget?
Analysis

Why Does Baghdad Want To Cut Kurdish Budget?

Wednesday 29 April 2020
The two sides are at loggerheads over the Kurdish oil sales from its own regions. Besides, Baghdad is using Budget to pressures Erbil for its policies.
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Iraqi Popular Forces Thwart Several ISIS Attacks as Report Warns of US-Saudi Plot to Revive Group
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Iraqi Popular Forces Thwart Several ISIS Attacks as Report Warns of US-Saudi Plot to Revive Group

Monday 4 May 2020
Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) repelled an ISIS assault on the al-Eith region of the eastern Salahuddin Province.
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How Significant Is Iraq’s PMF In Anti-ISIS Fight?
Analysis

How Significant Is Iraq’s PMF In Anti-ISIS Fight?

Tuesday 5 May 2020
The voluntary force was formed in opposition to ISIS in 2014. It made a real difference in the anti-terror fight in Iraq.
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Three Rockets Land near Baghdad Airport: Military
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Three Rockets Land near Baghdad Airport: Military

Wednesday 6 May 2020
Three Katyusha rockets landed in the "perimeter" of Baghdad International Airport on Wednesday, causing casualties.
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Iraq Won’t be Used as Launching Ground against Others: New PM
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Iraq Won’t be Used as Launching Ground against Others: New PM

Thursday 7 May 2020
Iraq’s new Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said the Arab country will never allow outsiders to use its territory for any act of aggression against others
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Iraq’s New PM, Four Foreign Policy Cases He Needs To Handle
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Iraq’s New PM, Four Foreign Policy Cases He Needs To Handle

Monday 11 May 2020
The new Iraqi PM has some difficult foreign policy cases to handle mainly including relations with regional and international powers.
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US Patriot Missile Relocation To Iraq From Saudi Arabia: Grounds, Obstacles
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US Patriot Missile Relocation To Iraq From Saudi Arabia: Grounds, Obstacles

Wednesday 13 May 2020
US reportedly moves its Patriot systems from Saudi to Iraq. It wants to protect its troops under new strategy but differences with Riyadh have a role in removal.
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Iraqi Premier Wears Popular Forces’ Uniform in Significant visit to Their Command Center
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Iraqi Premier Wears Popular Forces’ Uniform in Significant visit to Their Command Center

Sunday 17 May 2020
Iraq’s newly-elected Premier visited the command center of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in Baghdad, calling the counter-terrorism forces a source of honor for the Iraqi nation.
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Iraq Launches Operation against ISIS near Syria Border
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Iraq Launches Operation against ISIS near Syria Border

Sunday 17 May 2020
Iraqi Forces have launched on Sunday a massive operation, dubbed Operation Al Jazeera Lions, against ISIS terrorists covering the provinces of Anbar, Nineveh and Salahuddin to the Syrian border.
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Al-Abadi’s Revelations About US Treachery Give New Iraqi Govt. Precious Lessons
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Al-Abadi’s Revelations About US Treachery Give New Iraqi Govt. Precious Lessons

Saturday 23 May 2020
Former Iraqi PM discloses US roguery during anti-ISIS fight. He gives lessons to new government officials from what he learned from his experience and mistakes.
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Will Saudi Economic Promises Treat Baghdad’s Problems?
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Will Saudi Economic Promises Treat Baghdad’s Problems?

Tuesday 26 May 2020
An Iraqi delegation has recently visited Saudi Arabia to discuss a set of cases including economic cooperation.

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Civil Unrest Continues in US over Police Brutal Killing of George Floyd

Civil Unrest Continues in US over Police Brutal Killing of George Floyd