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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 Jails 3 Lawmakers after Stripping Their Parliamentary Status
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Turkey Jails 3 Lawmakers after Stripping Their Parliamentary Status

Friday 5 June 2020
Turkey jailed three opposition lawmakers late on Thursday after parliament stripped them of their status as deputies.
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Turkey Issues Detention warrants for 149 People for Suspected Gulen links
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Turkey Issues Detention warrants for 149 People for Suspected Gulen links

Monday 8 June 2020
Turkey issued detention warrant for 149 people, mostly members of the security forces, over suspected links to Gulen network that Ankara says orchestrated a failed coup in 2016.
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Ankara, Moscow Reach Agreement on New S-400 Batch
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Ankara, Moscow Reach Agreement on New S-400 Batch

Tuesday 9 June 2020
Ankara and Moscow agreed on the delivery of the second batteries of S-400 missile defense systems.
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Turkey Issues Arrest Warrants for 275 Military Personnel
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Turkey Issues Arrest Warrants for 275 Military Personnel

Tuesday 9 June 2020
Turkey issued arrest warrants for 275 more people over their alleged links to US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuse of having masterminded a failed coup in 2016.
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Idlib Set To Be The Heart Of Syrian Conflict Afresh
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Idlib Set To Be The Heart Of Syrian Conflict Afresh

Friday 12 June 2020
Idlib is preparing to be a scene to a new confrontation between Syria and its allies on the one hand and Turkish and the terrorist militias on the other hand.
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New Evidence Suggests Turkey Preparing for Libya-Style Military Intervention in Yemen
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New Evidence Suggests Turkey Preparing for Libya-Style Military Intervention in Yemen

Saturday 13 June 2020
Turkey is sending advisors and weapons into Yemen and flexing its influence in the war-torn country as it seeks to expand its power across the Middle East.
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Turkey Plans to Build 2 Permanent Military bases in Libya: Report
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Turkey Plans to Build 2 Permanent Military bases in Libya: Report

Monday 15 June 2020
Turkey plans to set up two permanent military bases in Libya where two rival parties are engaged in violent clashes, Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak reported.
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UAE Sponsors Anti-Turkey Terrorists in Northern Iraq: Paper
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UAE Sponsors Anti-Turkey Terrorists in Northern Iraq: Paper

Monday 15 June 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly has financially supported the anti-Turkey PKK militant group in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
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Iraq Calls in Turkish Ambassador to Protest Military Op in Kurdistan Region
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Iraq Calls in Turkish Ambassador to Protest Military Op in Kurdistan Region

Thursday 18 June 2020
The Iraqi government summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest over Ankara’s military operation in the Arab country’s Kurdistan region, urging Turkey immediately halt its assaults there
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What’s Causing Turkey-UAE Difference, Rivalry?
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What’s Causing Turkey-UAE Difference, Rivalry?

Saturday 20 June 2020
A set of regional issues motivate the two sides to compete for an upper hand. The latest clash point is the Libyan civil war.
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What Did Trio’s Syria Virtual Conference Focus On?
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What Did Trio’s Syria Virtual Conference Focus On?

Saturday 4 July 2020
Russia, Iran, and Turkey as the brokers of the Astana peace process discussed ways to implement disarmament of terrorists and prevent fresh escalation in Idlib.
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What Are Erdogan’s Strategic Goals Behind Qatar Visit?
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What Are Erdogan’s Strategic Goals Behind Qatar Visit?

Sunday 5 July 2020
The Turkish leader visited the Persian Gulf Arab ally amid economic troubles at home. He also wants to tell Saudi Arabia he keeps support to Doha.
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How Can Baghdad Counter Turkish Military Violations?
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How Can Baghdad Counter Turkish Military Violations?

Monday 6 July 2020
Turkey continues incursions into northern Iraq under the excuse of chasing PKK militants. Iraq seems to have plans to stop the decades-long violations.
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Turkish Involvement In Yemen War: Goals And Outlook
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Turkish Involvement In Yemen War: Goals And Outlook

Sunday 26 July 2020
The Turkish National Security Agency is recruiting Syria fighters for deployment to Yemen as part of plan to catch up with other actors.
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US-Turkey Tensions Poised To Escalate In The Mediterranean
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US-Turkey Tensions Poised To Escalate In The Mediterranean

Tuesday 28 July 2020
The US has sent warships to the Mediterranean for joint drills with Greece amid Ankara-Athens tensions.

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Belarus Police Crack down on Mass Protests against Strongman President after Election

Belarus Police Crack down on Mass Protests against Strongman President after Election