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Azerbaijan says it crushed Armenia attack near disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave

August 04, 2022 11:11 am

In recent days, violence has flared near the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh which broke away from Azerbaijan with Armenian support before it was recaptured in 2020.

Armenia, Azerbaijan trade new Karabakh accusations

June 28, 2022 9:38 am

The dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, a mountainous territory inside Azerbaijan controlled since the 1990s by ethnic Armenians, flared in 2020 into a six-week war in which Azeri troops regained swathes of territory.

Armenia says it agrees Karabakh peace talks with Azerbaijan, will discuss border

April 07, 2022 9:55 am

Armenia said last month it expected Russia to take action to make Azerbaijan withdraw troops from an area of Nagorno-Karabakh policed by Russian peacekeepers.

Iran provincial governor slapped in a rare security breach

October 23, 2021 7:58 pm

The new governor, Brig. Gen. Abedin Khorram, had taken the podium in the provincial capital of Tabriz when the man strode out from offstage and immediately swung at the official.

Iran holds military exercises near tense Azerbaijan border

October 01, 2021 4:49 pm

Iran is wary of Azerbaijan in particular for its deep military cooperation with the Islamic Republic's archrival, Israel, and on Thursday voiced its concerns to Azerbaijani ambassador in Tehran Ali Alizadeh.

Clashes on Armenia-Azerbaijan border leave 3 dead, 4 wounded

July 28, 2021 2:39 pm

Azerbaijan said Armenian forces opened fire at its positions on the Kalbajar section of the border. The Armenian military said its personnel were attacked by the Azerbaijani forces.

Blast rocks Caspian Sea sector near Azerbaijani gas field

July 05, 2021 11:26 am

The cause of the blast was not immediately determined, but the Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR said preliminary information indicated it was a mud volcano.

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of violating its territorial integrity

May 14, 2021 8:52 am

Armenia and Azerbaijan remain at loggerheads after the latest bloody conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave last year that locked in territorial gains for Azerbaijan and was eventually brought to a halt by a Russian-brokered ceasefire.

Armenian PM faces military's demand to resign, talks of coup

February 25, 2021 4:02 pm

The General Staff issued a statement calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, which was signed by top military officers. The move was triggered by Pashinyan's decision earlier this week to oust the first deputy chief of the General Staff.

Armenian prime minister rejects 25,000 protesters' calls to resign

December 23, 2020 2:20 pm

Opposition supporters have started a nationwide strike and set up tents in the capital. They claim they'll stay until the PM steps down, but he said he has no intention of leaving office.

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