President Ilham Aliyev

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, when Armenia became independent, it considered its borders to be secure as a result of its military alliance with Russia. And Moscow, indeed, inspired confidence in its allies in the “near[...]

Make no mistake: Armenia is facing a real existential threat. The 44-day war has not ended yet. At best, a tenuous ceasefire is in place, as defined by the November 8 tripartite declaration. Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and[...]

By Ani Avetisyan BAKU (oc-media.org) – Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has threatened to use force to establish a “corridor” through southern Armenia connecting western Azerbaijan with the Autonomous Nakhchivan Republic.[...]

Turkey’s foreign policy establishment is working overtime to convince the Biden Administration to abstain, like its predecessors, from using the term genocide during the annual commemoration on April 24. Relations between the US and[...]

ISTANBUL (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Turkish and Azerbaijani Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ilham Aliyev, respectively, are expected to attend the groundbreak ceremony for a school funded by Grey Wolves leader Devlet Bahçeli in Shushi, an[...]

MOSCOW (Combined Sources) — Following talks in the Kremlin on Monday, January 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a joint statement on the[...]

One month after the conclusion of the Karabakh war, President Ilham Aliyev organized a bombastic military parade in Baku on December 10, with the participation of his big brother, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. The speakers at[...]

PARIS — Armenia and Artsakh face an existential threat the likes of which they have not encountered since independence in 1991. Philippe Raffi Kalfayan, a regular contributor to the opinion section of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator and an[...]

Armenians woke up Tuesday with heavy hearts to see in the glare of the new day the nightmarish scenario in Nagorno Karabakh. Had the outcome had been positive, the spilled blood and the young lives lost in 44 days of heroic battles would[...]

By Mark Galeotti Does the Russian-brokered ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan represent a victory for Moscow? The tragic coincidence with the shooting down of a Russian helicopter suggests that this is really about the Kremlin’s[...]