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Caucasus

The Caucasus, or Caucasia, is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and south western Russia. [Wikipedia]

Muslim scholars urge Armenia to withdraw from Karabakh

ANKARA  The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) on Saturday urged Armenia to withdraw from occupied territories in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. In a statement, the Qatar-based group called for a lasting...

Qatar welcomes cease-fire between Azerbaijan, Armenia

ISTANBUL Qatar welcomed on Saturday the agreement on a humanitarian cease-fire between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the occupied Azerbaijani region of Nagorno Karabakh. "Qatar looks forward that the agreement would pave...

Armenia violating cease-fire: Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Armenia is “grossly” violating the cease-fire agreement by trying to mount attacks, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday, hours after the humanitarian truce came into effect. “Despite the agreement...

Cease-fire comes into force in Nagorno-Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan A cease-fire agreed between Azerbaijan and Armenia for the exchange of prisoners and retrieval of bodies in Nagorno-Karabakh came into force at 12 p.m. local time (0800GMT) on...

Armenia attacks liberated Azerbaijani settlement

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Armenia's army on Saturday carried out missile attacks on the Hadrut settlement north of Ceyrayil city, which was liberated by Azerbaijan, according to Azarbaijani Defense Ministry. A statement by...

Azerbaijan, Armenia agree to cease-fire

MOSCOW Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed Saturday to a cease-fire that will begin Saturday.  Hostilities will be halted at midday (0800GMT) to allow an exchange of prisoners and the recovery of dead...

Karabakh: Azerbaijan liberates town, several villages

ANKARA The Azerbaijani army has liberated several more settlements from Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan's president announced Friday.  In a public address, Ilham Aliyev said the settlement of Hadrut north of Ceyrayil city,...

Armenian armory suffers heavy losses against Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan During ongoing operations to liberate parts of its territory under Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan's army has destroyed more Armenian tanks and armored vehicles, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry revealed on...

Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia trilateral meeting starts

ANKARA A trilateral consultation meeting between Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Upper Karabakh conflict started in Moscow on Friday. Organized on Russia's initiative, the meeting is being held between Russian...

Putin invites Azerbaijani, Armenian FMs for talks

MOSCOW  Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia to Moscow for peace talks Friday.     “The president of Russia is issuing a call to halt...

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Turkey to continue energy search in Black Sea: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey is set to continue its search for energy resources in Black Sea region, where it has so far discovered 405 billion cubic meters...

Israeli warplanes strike Hamas target in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, Palestine  Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes against a position of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday, according to...

US: Turkish man helps free senior couple trapped in car

WASHINGTON  Mustafa Tosun, a Turkish-American mechanic, was among a few good Samaritans who rushed to the aid of a senior couple whose car had plunged...

US: Barrett's Senate confirmation vote to happen Monday

WASHINGTON The US Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. "We'll be voting...

Azerbaijan shoots down 2 Armenian UAVs

GANJA, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan shot down two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on Tuesday, the country’s Defense Ministry said. The drones were taken down in two different...