Posts Tagged ‘Azerbaijan’

Azerbaijan-Iran ties is based on respect, Aliyev says in message to Raisi

Azerbaijan-Iran ties is based on respect, Aliyev says in message to Raisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — In a message to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Friday, Azeri President Ilham Aliyev stated that the cooperation capacities between Iran and Azerbaijan are much higher, saying, “I believe that today there are many prospects for further development of […]

Who is Capable of Settling the Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

One year after the second Karabakh war, the border between the two republics is again turbulent. Periodically, the media and official representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan report about the violation – by the enemy, of course – of the ceasefire, defined by trilateral Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan statement of November 9, 2020, and sometimes even about […]

The Ateshgah Baku Fire Temple: Built On an Azerbaijan Natural Gas Vent

The Ateshgah Baku fire temple, located in the capital of Azerbaijan, was built over a natural gas vent, and constructed between the late 17th and early 18th centuries AD. There is evidence, however, that an older temple once stood at the site. One of the interesting features of the Ateshgah Baku fire temple are the […]

New developments in Iran-Azerbaijan economic ties reviewed

TEHRAN – Iranian entrepreneurs, investors, and industrialists living in Baku discussed the latest developments in economic and trade relations between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, ISNA reported on Friday. The meeting was attended by economic experts, the Iranian ambassador to Baku, and the commercial attaché of the Iranian embassy. The participants discussed ways to […]

Fresh flare-up of violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan a year after end of war

A year on from a war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, fresh skirmishes broke out along the border on Tuesday after a week of deteriorating relations. The defence ministries of both countries confirmed the fighting and exchanged accusations of provocations by the other side. Armenia’s defence ministry said there are “fatalities and wounded” among its troops, […]

Judo: A thrilling second day at the Baku Grand Slam in Azerbaijan

The Heydar Aliyev Sports Arena lit up for day two of the Baku Grand Slam in Azerbaijan and it was Vedat Albayrak who stepped into the spotlight. The powerful Turkish Judoka looked at his best as he stormed his way to the final, with a mixture of enormous throws and brilliant transition groundwork. He met […]

Azerbaijan-Israel relations and Iran’s national security concerns

In 1991, Israel was one of the first countries to recognise the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan. As a neighbour of Iran, Azerbaijan’s expanding relations with Israel have always been one of Tehran’s major security concerns. In the 1990s, 20 per cent of Azerbaijan’s territory was occupied by Armenian forces, and Azerbaijan was dissatisfied […]

Azerbaijan denies presence of Israeli military on its soil

Following Iranian claims, the Caucasus country of Azerbaijan denied that the occupation state of Israel has a military presence on its soil, news agencies have reported. Tehran’s claims came on Thursday, following the launch of Iranian military drills at Azerbaijan’s border, raising tensions with Baku. Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told Azerbaijan’s ambassador that his […]

Why is There Now a Crisis in Relations Between Azerbaijan and Iran?

Recent weeks have seen a significant military escalation on the border between Azerbaijan and Iran. With belligerent statements made by both sides, Iranian troops are being transferred to the border with their northern neighbor. Explaining the move, Brigadier-General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said: “We will […]

Tensions between Azerbaijan and Iran… “Israel” is on the Line

 ARABI SOURI OCTOBER 1, 2021 Tel Aviv is not satisfied with this role and its effective military, intelligence, media, and economic presence in Azerbaijan, but it seeks to expand the scope of this influence in the Caucasus region through its presence in Georgia, which is also close to Iran. The following is the English translation from […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan mourn dead on anniversary of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenia and Azerbaijan have paid tribute to the thousands of victims of their conflict for control of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Commemorations were held in both countries to mark the first anniversary of the fresh outbreak of fighting. Armenia and Azerbaijan each observed a minute’s silence on Monday and held religious ceremonies. “Our martyrs will remain […]

Turkey Establishes Command Representation in Baku, Azerbaijan

Armenian Apostolic Church Expresses Regional Religious Freedom Concerns    09/13/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 9, the Turkish military established a command representation for its special forces in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. This occurred just one week after Turkey and Azerbaijan hosted a joint military drill […]

Russia’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry and Its Relations with Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan, a former Soviet state that is now a member of the CIS, is a long-term partner of Russia. Although it is not a member of such important (from Russia’s perspective) international organizations as the EAEC (Eurasian Economic Union) and the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization), Russia and Azerbaijan nevertheless work together […]

Erdogan offers Azerbaijan joint energy operations in Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reported to have made an offer to his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, to conduct joint drilling and exploration operations in Libya. The offer has apparently been accepted. Following his participation in the NATO summit in Brussels, Erdogan travelled to Azerbaijan where he met with President Aliyev. After visiting the […]

Rouhani sends congratulatory messages to Ethiopia, Azerbaijan

Rouhani sends congratulatory messages to Ethiopia, Azerbaijan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent congratulatory messages to Ethiopia and Azerbaijan to congratulate them on national occasions.  In a message congratulating the National Day of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the president expressed hope that bilateral relations and the development of relations […]

Azerbaijan President Destroys BBC Reported with Fake Western Freedoms, cites Julian Assange Injustice

    “The number of internet users in Azerbaijan is more than 80 percent. Can you imagine the restriction of media in a country where the internet is free, there is no censorship, and there are 80% of internet users?” President Ilham Aliyev tells the BBC journalist. With India facing a severe COVID-19 crisis, Western […]

Muslim Azerbaijan president poses with helmets taken from fallen Armenian soldiers

    Azerbaijan’s long-time leader, Ilham Aliyev, has officially opened a museum dedicated to the country’s victory over neighboring Armenia in a series of bloody battles that claimed the lives of thousands of soldiers on both sides. On Monday, the presidential press service released a series of photographs showing the leader inspecting captured hardware and […]

Iran says it captured ‘Israeli spy’ in eastern Azerbaijan province

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Turkey, Azerbaijan to start passport free travel in April

Turkish and Azerbaijani nationals will be able to travel passport-free between the two countries from Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said yesterday. According to the report, citizens of Turkey and Azerbaijan travelling directly between the two countries will be able to do so without needing their passports, using their ID cards instead. “The […]

Did Azerbaijan’s use of Israeli weapons make the war worse or better?

Recent reports by Itai Anghel on Channel 12’s Uvda program, as well as an international arms sales report by SIPRI, illustrate how important Israeli arms sales to Azerbaijan have been over the last decade. Israel was the source of 69% percent of Azerbaijan’s arms imports in the last five years, the report said, and Anghel revealed the […]

Sanction the Axis of Mercenary and Terrorist Evil: Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Georgia

Credit Azerbaijan deployed thousands of mercenaries in last year’s 44-day war that it and Turkey waged against Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabagh and Armenia. Azerbaijan thereby flagrantly violated the UN’s International Convention against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries (UNMERC) which it signed in 1997. Forty-six countries have signed UNMERC including Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Italy, New […]

In Azerbaijan, Jewish soldiers are poster children of war with Armenia

For decades, Rabbi Zamir Isayev has prayed on Shabbat mornings for the government of his native Azerbaijan, a Muslim-majority nation situated northwest of Iran. Amid the recent deadly fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed territory, he has added a special prayer for the well-being of Azerbaijan’s soldiers, which he follows up with his regular […]

Armenians Storm Capital Demanding PM Resign After Azerbaijan Victory Parade

Anti-government demonstrations once again took place in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, on Friday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan after Azerbaijan held a victory parade to celebrate its seizure of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. While Nagorno-Karabakh is technically part of Azerbaijan, the vast majority of its population is ethnically Armenian and Baku and had […]


South Front [embedded content] An unmanned aerial vehicle operated by Lebanese Hezbollah managed to cross into Israel’s north and monitor the Israeli military drills dubbed “Lethal Arrow”, Lebanese media affiliated with Hezbollah reported on December 3. The incident allegedly took place on November 26, on the second day of the drills. The Israeli side promoted […]

Churches ‘Race Against Time’ to Save Needy Children in Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Zone

Photo Credit: Slavic Gospel Association/Facebook LOVES PARK, Ill. (Missions Box) — Courageous churches on the edge of an active war zone are in a race against time to save the lives of children as bitter winter weather looms. Members of evangelical churches near the disputed mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh — straddling Armenia and Azerbaijan — are […]

Azerbaijan agrees to extend deadline for Armenian forces to leave ceded territory

Azerbaijan has agreed to extend a deadline for Armenian forces to pull out of the Kalbacar district of Nagorno-Karabakh until November 25. Kalbacar, known as Karvachar to Armenians, was ceded to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement that ended a six-week war. The original deadline was Sunday, November 15. The timetable for withdrawal from […]

Hospital bombed by Azerbaijan, a town deserted. IN PHOTOS: the War in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Azerbaijan shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia, no Repercussions as Usual

    So the Muslim Azeri Turks shot down a Russian helicopter in Armenia and they admitted and apologized. Problem is so many are shooting down Russian planes and helicopters and there’s never any repercussions. Russia should have a doctrine similar to this: 1 Russian life = 100 non-Russian lives. This is what I would […]

Azerbaijan claims it has seized key city in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijani forces have taken control of the strategically key city of Shushi in Nagorno-Karabakh where fighting with Armenia has raged for more than a month, the country’s president said Sunday. In a televised address to the nation, President Ilham Aliyev said “Shusha is ours — Karabakh is ours,” using the Azerbaijani version of the city’s […]

Captured Syrian mercenary: ‘We were ORDERED by Azerbaijan to Slaughter every Armenian in the Village’

Home » Crimes, Middle East, Wars / Conflicts » Captured Syrian mercenary: ‘We were ORDERED by Azerbaijan to Slaughter every Armenian in the Village’     A captured Syrian mercenary who was fighting for the Azerbaijani military against Artsakh has testified how he, along with hundreds others, were recruited and sent through Turkey. Yusuf Alaabet […]

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