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Russia gains foothold in Syria’s Palmyra

Russia gains foothold in Syria’s Palmyra

Russia has begun a project to rehabilitate Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra. Pursuant to three agreements signed with the Syrian government, Russia has announced the start of a project to restore artifacts from the ancient city of Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs in central Syria

Koryun Gumashyan takes Azerbaijan's Kelbajar district hostage

Koryun Gumashyan takes Azerbaijan's Kelbajar district hostage

Armenian Colonel Koryun Gumashyan admitted the availability of maps of mined Azerbaijani territories, because he had personally been engaged in mines placement in Lachin and Kelbajar districts in 1993. "In 1993, these areas were …

Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday inaugurated the impressive mosque in Istanbul’s historical square where it stands at the gateway to famed Istiklal Avenue, Daily Sabah writes. Taksim Mosque in Istanbul’s eponymous square was opened on Friday by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marking an end to countless efforts and legal challenges to build it in the secular but Muslim-majority country

Conundrum Over Caucasian Albania

Conundrum Over Caucasian Albania

Since the beginning of the modern conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, interest in the history of Caucasian Albania has grown rapidly along with the politicization of the subject matter. Caucasian Albania is an ancient state, termed in …

100-year anniversary of Dagestan ASSR

100-year anniversary of Dagestan ASSR

This year marks 100 years since the founding of the Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (DASSR). The corresponding decree was issued on January 20, 1921. This day, according to many historians and politicians, became the starting point for a new stage for the Dagestani peoples

Miscalculated: Armenian authorities forgot about ADR lands

Miscalculated: Armenian authorities forgot about ADR lands

Many Armenian TV channels disseminated the Constitutional Act proclaiming the restoration of Azerbaijan's independence, emphasizing that it reads that the present republic is the legal successor of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic …

'Lost golden city' discovered by archaeologists in Egypt

'Lost golden city' discovered by archaeologists in Egypt

Egypt announced on Thursday the discovery of what it termed the "Lost Golden City" in the southern province of Luxor, with one U.S.-based egyptologist describing the find as the biggest archaeological discovery …

What we need to know about 1918 massacres of Azerbaijanis

What we need to know about 1918 massacres of Azerbaijanis

March 31 marks the Day of the Genocide of Azerbaijanis - on March 31, 1918, militants of the Dashnaktsutyun nationalist party and the Bolsheviks began mass murders of Azerbaijanis in Baku and other Azerbaijani cities . What do we need to know …

No basis to define 1915 events as genocide: French historian

No basis to define 1915 events as genocide: French historian

French historian Maxime Gauin said that the events of 1915 cannot be identified as genocide as there was no systematic massacre and at least 350,000 Ottoman Armenians had been exempted from deportation. As Daily Sabah …

Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Albans

Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Albans

It is important to know Karabakh's history to understand the reasons behind current geopolitical developments in the South Caucasus, Fazil Gasimov, a PhD student in Istanbul University, UNESCO Representative of UNESCO-accredited "Ashiq Shamshir" Cultural Center Public Union writes in the article OPINION - Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Christian Albanians for Anadolu Agency. He shares the results of his research on Karabakh's history from different sources