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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]

Karabakh war: Fallen Azerbaijani hero remembered

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani defense officials have shared the story of a decorated army officer martyred during the recent clashes to liberate Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Upper Karabakh, from Armenia. On Dec....

Turkish-Russian joint center to be ready in 2 weeks

BAKU The construction of the Turkish-Russian joint monitoring center will be completed in two weeks, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Thursday. “The sooner the Monitoring Center starts operating, the better,...

Armenia violates cease-fire again in Nagorno-Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh violated cease-fire on Sunday and martyred an Azerbaijani soldier, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Monday. “On December 27, at about 15:30, an illegal Armenian...

Azerbaijan slams US sanctions against Turkey

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has rejected a US decision to impose sanctions against Turkey over its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system, calling it "unacceptable,” a senior...

2 Azerbaijanis released after 6 years of captivity

BAKU, Azerbaijan  A number of Azerbaijani prisoners, including two who had been held captive by Armenia for several years, were released Monday as part of a prisoner exchange.  According to the...

Azerbaijan clears mines from areas freed in Karabakh

ANKARA Azerbaijani experts continue demining the territories in Karabakh that were recently liberated from Armenian forces, officials said on Sunday.  Since Sept. 27 at least 750 unexploded missiles and rockets, 4,500...

Azerbaijan: France's Karabakh resolution 'provocative'

BAKU, Azerbaijan A so-called resolution in the French Senate urging the recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent country is "biased" and "provocative," Azerbaijan has said. "First of all, we would like...

Azerbaijani army resolved 28-year conflict in 44 days

BAKU - The Azerbaijani army’s successful operations in the field brought the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict to a close in 44 days, something that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in...

'Azerbaijan will restore, revive all liberated lands'

ANKARA Azerbaijan will revive and restore all of its territories liberated from nearly three decades of Armenian occupation, the country’s president said on Wednesday. “We have major plans for the restoration...

Azerbaijan: 1 soldier martyred in mine blast

MOSCOW A mine blast in the Upper Karabakh region martyred one Azerbaijani soldier and also injured a Russian soldier, Russian military officials said Monday. The blast took place in the Suqovusan...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...