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Armenia fires at positions of Azerbaijani army in Nakhchivan

Armenia fires at positions of Azerbaijani army in Nakhchivan

The Armenian armed forces fired from several directions at the positions of the Azerbaijani army near the Ashagi Buzgov settlement of the Babek district of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on the night of May 27-28, the press service of the …

Cherry-plum festival kicks off in Nakhchivan

Cherry-plum festival kicks off in Nakhchivan

The 5th traditional Göyce festival, named after this region’s brand- alycha (plum) goyche - has started in Nakhchivan. The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is in the midst of the cherry-plum season.  This year the farmers …

Nakhchivan prepares South Caucasus for railway revolution

Nakhchivan prepares South Caucasus for railway revolution

A new rail line connecting Azerbaijan with its exclave of Nakhchivan promises to revolutionize transportation in the Caucasus and could have broad ramifications further afield, David O’Byrne, an Istanbul-based journalist who covers energy, writes for Eurasianet. In February, a camouflage-clad Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation for a new 100-kilometer stretch of railroad across southern Azerbaijan, along the Iranian border, in territory that Azerbaijan took back from Armenia after the war last year. “This railroad has enormous strategic significance,” he said

Azerbaijan to rebuild liberated territories in a smart way

Azerbaijan to rebuild liberated territories in a smart way

After the peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan in November 2020, the latter immediately set to work on the decontamination, reconstruction, rehabilitation and reintegration of liberated Karabakh, which had suffered enormous destruction over the course of the Armenian occupation over the last 30 years

Not all roads lead to Georgia

Not all roads lead to Georgia

Last year’s war between Armenia and Azerbaijan could shake up trans-Caucasus trade, which has been dominated by Georgia for decades

After the Second Karabakh War, the region is moving towards peace and prosperity

After the Second Karabakh War, the region is moving towards peace and prosperity

The trilateral statement signed by the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the prime minister of the Republic of Armenia and the president of the Russian Federation on November 10, 2020 is a fundamental document which determined to complete military operations and establish peace, security and cooperation in the region, political scientist Shabnam Hasanova writes for Eurasia Review

Ilham Aliyev lays foundation of Horadiz-Aghband railway

Ilham Aliyev lays foundation of Horadiz-Aghband railway

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation of the Horadiz-Aghband railway in Fuzuli district, according to the presidential website. This 100-kilometer railway is of great strategic importance because this transport …

Azerbaijan issues COVID-19 data by age, geographic location

Azerbaijan issues COVID-19 data by age, geographic location

The largest number of COVID-infected people in Azerbaijan live in Baku city – 52.2%. The Aran zone districts rank second (13.3%), the Absheron region (12.9%) ranks third, the Ganja-Gazakh zone (8.1%) rank fourth followed by the …