Azerbaijan

By Edmond Y. Azadian Azerbaijan’s political clout is growing in the Caucasus, despite internal dissensions as well as the beatings and jailing of the jour- nalists, because major powers are not interested in those finer matters, unless[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The office of the permanent representative of Nagorno Karabagh Republic to the United States of America reported that Armenia’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Garen Nazarian, sent a letter on[...]

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli defense officials this week confirmed $1.6 billion in deals to sell drones as well as anti-aircraft and missile defense systems to Azerbaijan, bringing sophisticated Israeli technology to the doorstep of[...]

By Richard Solash BAKU (RFE/RL) — Matthew Bryza, the US ambassador to Azerbaijan, is heading back to Washington in the wake of the US Senate’s decision to go into recess without voting on his appointment, which has been opposed by[...]

WASHINGTON — As the first session of the 112th Congress nears completion, the House and Senate approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which combined nine outstanding appropriations measures, including the State,[...]

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Azerbaijan received the two-thirds support of UN member states needed for a Security Council seat Monday after its lead competitor, Slovenia, dropped[...]

By Tigran Avetisian STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — The reported downing of an Azerbaijani spy drone over Nagorno Karabagh will restrain Baku’s appetite for another war with the Armenians, the Karabagh Armenian leadership said on[...]

BAKU (AFP) — Azerbaijan paraded thousands of soldiers and hundreds of military vehicles through its capital on Sunday, in a show of force two days after talks failed to resolve a bitter territorial dispute with[...]

ASTRAKHAN (RFE/RL) — Officials in Washington and Paris have welcomed the Russian leader’s latest effort on Karabagh to broker an agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the exchange of prisoners of war and bodies of soldiers killed[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The US, Russian and French diplomats seeking to broker a solution to the Nagorno-Karabagh conflict called on Monday for international involvement in what they said should be a thorough inquiry into the death of an[...]

By Irina Hovannisian BAKU (RFE/RL) — An Armenian man detained in Azerbaijan in disputed circumstances last month has been found dead in his prison cell, military authorities said this[...]