President Ilham Aliyev

The Karabakh conflict has seized headlines and netted global news coverage like never before, because this time around, major players have been involved directly, raising the tension to an international level. For long, it was considered a[...]

It has been very obvious to even the untrained observer what Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ilham Aliyev were planning in the Caucasus by holding their extensive military exercises in July and August in mainland Azerbaijan and the[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net, Panorama.am) — In a recent interview with RBC, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has weighed in on the recent escalation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, and explained why Azerbaijan attacked the[...]

On July 24, 1923, the Lausanne Treaty was signed to determine the borders of the current Republic of Turkey. This year, on the 97th anniversary of that treaty, Greece and Turkey were on the brink of war. However, there was not much[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — The Armenian and Russia militaries have communicated with each other in connection with deadly clashes that broke out on Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan on July 12, official Yerevan said on Monday, July[...]

A few years ago, if any Armenian was asked what relevance the Syrian province of Idlib would have with regard to any Armenian issues, a few minor topics would come to mind: its proximity to Der Zor, the Armenian Auschwitz, and scattered[...]

MUNICH (Combined Sources) — Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev publicly butted heads over the unresolved Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after holding fresh talks in Munich on Saturday,[...]

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mammadyarov, respectively, met for the 26th time in Bratislava, Slovakia, on December 4, under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in[...]

Turkey was the beneficiary of pre-Soviet-era turmoil in the Caucasus, signing the Treaty of Kars of 1923; it continues to benefit also during the realignment of powers in the post-Soviet period. Following the collapse of the Soviet Empire,[...]

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after trading barbs during a summit of former Soviet republics held in[...]