Azerbaijan

Feds Issue Subpoenas Seeking Records Related To Rep. Cuellar And His Wife, Associates

A federal probe that led to the raid of Rep. Henry Cuellar's home is seeking records about an array of organizations, many with ties to Azerbaijan, ABC News has learned.
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Us Feds Seek Info On Azerbaijan-tied Firms After Raid Of Lawmaker’s Home - Reports

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US authorities are seeking records from Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar regarding US businesses and organizations that have foreign ties, many of them with Azerbaijan, ABC News reported.

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Azerbaijan’s Pathway To A Sustainable Energy Future

Shahmar Hajiyev Energy Security, South Caucasus Azerbaijan aims to transform itself into an “energy hub” exporting not only crude oil and natural gas but also electricity. Today, energy resources are necessary for economic development and...
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Can America Learn From Azerbaijan And Iran’s Rapprochement?

Fuad Chiragov Azerbaijan Iran, South Caucasus American negotiators and foreign policy experts who are skeptical that a deal can be reached should perhaps look at the recent spate of successful agreements between Iran and Azerbaijan—two countries...
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Armenia Could Loosen Russia’s Grip On The South Caucasus

Wes Martin Azerbaijan-Armenia, South Caucasus Only through breaking Armenia’s dependency on Russia—through renormalization with Azerbaijan and Turkey—will the region’s true economic potential be unleashed. On January 14, 2022, Turkey and...
Related topics: Armenia, Russia, Caucasus, Turkey

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First Person: Combatting Stereotypes To Prevent Violence Against Women In Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani activist Maryam Majidova is fighting to improve gender equality in her country, and address the daily challenges faced by women and girls.
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Azerbaijan's Controversial Media Law Has Grave Consequences For Media Freedom And Independence

The law takes effect on January 1, 2022Originally published on Global VoicesThe Azerbaijan Parliament Building in Baku. “DSC_0660″ by Salvatore.Freni is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 On December 30, Azerbaijan's parliament approved a...
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How Biden Can Foster Real Peace In The South Caucasus

David L. Phillips Nagorno-Karabakh, South Caucasus A multilateral approach to the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict presents an opportunity for the United States and Russia to work together on a regional challenge where their interests overlap. Nagorno...
Related topics: Joe Biden, Caucasus, Armenia, Russia

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Russian Peacekeepers Promise To Oversee Return Of All Armenian Prisoners Held In Azerbaijan

The exact number of remaining Armenian prisoners remains unknownOriginally published on Global VoicesArmenian PoWs on trial in Azerbaijan. Video report by Civilnet. This article was first published on JAM News. An edited version is republished here...
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Turkish Prosecutor General Closes Investigation Into Death Of Azerbaijan’s ‘graffiti...

The 26-year-old activist was found dead on May 2 this year Originally published on Global VoicesBayram Mammadov. Photo courtesy of Vahid Aliyev, used with permission. Six months after the body of Azerbaijani activist Bayram Mammadov was found by...
Related topics: Activism, World Photos

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Azerbaijan’s Jewry, Past, Present And Future, A Nestled Jewel – Part Ii

Azerbaijan’s Jewry, a nestled Jewel. In this two-part essay, part I covered the history of the Jews in Azerbaijan in the early centuries BCE and A.D. Part II, herein, is about Jewish life in Azerbaijan nowadays and foreseeable future plans. I...

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Azerbaijan: National Assembly Member Says Victory Over Armenia ‘is The Triumph Of The Islamic...

Again and again we see it: when all too many Muslims explain various conflicts, they do so exclusively in Islamic terms. Yet Islam is the one aspect of every one of these conflicts that Western analysts dismiss and discount. “Arab media: The...
Related topics: Armenia, Religion

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Can Armenia And Azerbaijan Settle Their Differences At The Eastern Partnership Summit?

Mark Temnycky Azerbaijan-Armenia, Eurasia The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will not end overnight—it will take time to resolve this crisis—but the EU’s involvement could be an important step in the negotiation process. On November 19, European...
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Why Are Turkey And Azerbaijan Teaming Up On Drones?

Caleb Larson Drones, Europe Although the two countries do not share a border, Turkey supports the Azeri position in the conflict over Armenia. Here's What You Need to Know: The two natural allies share religious and linguistic similarities—and...
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Armenian Defence Ministry Says Repelled Azerbaijan's Attack At Border

YEREVAN (Sputnik) - The Armenian army has repelled an assault by Azerbaijani troops on its military bases at their common border, the Armenian Defenсe Ministry said on Friday.
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Russia’s Influence In Azerbaijan Makes Lasting Peace Unlikely

More than one year after the 2020 ceasefire agreement that brought the Second Karabakh War between Azerbaijan and Armenia to an end, tensions remain high between the two. Just like the 1994 ceasefire that brought the first round of fighting to an...
Related topics: Russia, Armenia

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Protest In Support Of Jailed Opposition Activist In Baku Turns Violent

Some 30 people were reportedly detained while police used excessive force.Originally published on Global VoicesScreenshot from Turan News Agency video report from the protest. On December 1, a group of protesters gathered in the capital Baku to call...
Related topics: Protests, Activism, Baku, Police, World Videos

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Casualties Feared As Military Helicopter Crashes In Azerbaijan

A military helicopter of the Azerbaijani State Border Service crashed this morning while performing training flights at the Garaheybat air range, located on the territory of the Khizi region.
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In Azerbaijan, Bullying In Schools Is Still A Problem

Azerbaijan does not have anti-bullying legislation in place. Originally published on Global Voices“Anti-bullying Respect Tour 2009″ by Working Word is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 Ali Malikov is in his final year of high school in Baku....
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‘unfit For Military Service': how Azerbaijan Stigmatizes Lgbtq+ Military Personnel

Articles 18/b and 17/b illustrate the deep queerphobia in AzerbaijanOriginally published on Global VoicesScreenshot from Baku Media Center video on the military parade held in Baku on December 10, 2020. Three years ago, Alp Aliyev, received a...
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