Topic: Azerbaijan

BAKU (Guardian) — Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.9-billion scheme to pay prominent Europeans, buy luxury goods and launder money through a network of opaque British companies, an investigation by the Guardian reveals.[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A senior Armenian military official praised the Israeli authorities’ reported decision to halt exports to Azerbaijan of “suicide” drones manufactured by an Israeli company accused of using them against an[...]

SOFIA, Bulgaria (Armenpress) — Dilyana Gaytandzhieva, a Bulgarian journalist who published a scandalous report on Azerbaijani state-run airline’s supply of weapons to different unsettled parts of the world under the cover of diplomatic[...]

JERUSALEM (Haaretz) — At a recent press conference in Tel Aviv, Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin stated: Today, Israel enjoys a very good condition for attracting foreign investment and international tourists. We are ready to[...]

BAKU (Moscow Times) — In a setback for freedom of speech and human rights in Azerbaijan, a Baku court has sentenced popular Israeli-Russian travel blogger Alexander Lapshin to three years in prison, Azerbaijan’s Vesti.Az[...]

STEPANAKERT (Combined Sources) — President of Armenia, Commander-in-Chief Serzh Sargsyan, visited Artsakh to mark the anniversary of the Azeri attacks last year. Accompanied by President of Artsakh Bako Sahakian, ministers of defense of[...]

By Adam Davidson WASHINGTON (New Yorker) — The ranking Democratic members of the Senate’s Foreign Relations, Banking, and Judiciary committees have written a joint letter to several Trump Administration officials asking them to[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL) — France’s outgoing President Francois Hollande has reportedly spoken of the need for international “sanctions” against ceasefire violations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Hollande expressed concern at a recent[...]

BAKU (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijan has made clear that it will not allow the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to deploy monitors on the Armenian-Azerbaijani frontlines around Nagorno-Karabakh. “In the absence of[...]

BAKU (Armenpress) —The Turkish armament manufacturer Harp Arge has sold its “Drone Killer” systems to Azerbaijan, Trend new agency reported. The company said the deal is the first export to Azerbaijan. The Drone Killer system is[...]