Saudi says Trump stance on Iran and IS cause for optimism
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Monday he was positive about the way the incoming U.S. administration wanted to restore American influence in the world, contain Iran and fight Islamic State, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:05 17 January
Oil price rise will cause Turkey to increase export to Azerbaijan - International Transporters' Association
Increase of oil price to $70-75 a barrel will have positive impact on trade links of Turkey with Azerbaijan, the CEO of the International Transporters' Association (UND) Fatih Şener said.
10:33 16 January
Turkey completes building wall on borders with Syria, Iraq
Turkey finished building concrete wall along the state’s border with Syria and Iraq for security reasons, local media reported Saturday, citing the Turkish General Staff, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:57 15 January
Iraqi forces push onto Mosul University grounds
Iraqi forces have retaken the eastern edges of three of Mosul's five bridges, according to a senior Iraqi officer overseeing the operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city from the Islamic State group, Times Colonist reported.
16:08 14 January
Turkey neutralizes 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq
Turkish army neutralized three PKK terrorists in northern Iraq Thursday, the military said, APA reports quoting AA.
22:54 12 January
Azerbaijan says joining Islamic Military Alliance not on its foreign policy agenda - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s accession to the Islamic Military Alliance is not on the agenda of the country’s foreign policy, Hikmat Hajiyev, a spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA on Monday while commenting on some media reports.
14:32 09 January
Interior Ministry: Murder in Demirchi Plaza committed with COBALT rifle
The Interior Ministry of Azerbaijan has issued a statement regarding the murder that took place in Demirchi Plaza in Baku.
11:18 09 January
Azerbaijan detains 16 foreigners for illegal hunting in 2016
Sixteen foreigners (citizens of the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Pakistan, Iraq and Syria) were detained in Azerbaijan for illegal hunting in 2016, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA on Monday.
10:50 09 January
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani passed away at the age of 82 at a hospital in Tehran on Sunday, according to Iranian media, APA reports quoting “Anadolu”.
22:22 08 January
Turkey, Iraq cooperation council vows to work for peace
The third Turkey-Iraq High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting was held in Baghdad on Saturday, which declared that both countries would work for their mutual interests as well as for peace and stability in the region, APA reports quoting AA.
00:14 08 January
Iraqi Embassy in Baku issues statement on the murder in “Demirchi Tower” business center
Murdering employee of Iraq Airlines Baku Office has no relation to the embassy and, in particular, temporary charge d'affaires of Iraq in Azerbaijan, - the Iraqi Charge d'Affaires in Azerbaijan Fadil Abad al-Shuveyli said in statement.
23:42 07 January
Armed incident took place in “Demirchi Tower”, Baku - UPDATED
A person killed in “Demirchi Tower” business center in Baku on Jan.7 has been identified.
14:29 07 January
Turkish jets 'destroy' 11 PKK positions in N. Iraq
The Turkish army destroyed 11 PKK positions in airstrikes against the terrorist group in northern Iraq, the military said late Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:07 07 January
Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul
At least 14 civilians were killed, including women and children, and another 32 injured in a suicide bombing that rocked Mosul on Wednesday, according to an Iraqi security source, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:52 04 January
Clintons and Bushes to attend ceremony
Bill and Hillary Clinton will attend Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington DC, aides tell US media, APA reports quoting CNN.
01:29 04 January
New UN Secretary-General takes office
António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017, the UN Baku Office told APA.
11:37 03 January
Istanbul attack suspect 'recorded video selfie'
New footage has been released which appears to show the suspected gunman in the Istanbul nightclub attack filming himself walking around the popular tourist destination of Taksim Square, Sky News reported.
10:49 03 January
Shia militia may enter Syria if needed: Iraqi VP
Iraq's Vice President Nouri Al-Maliki said Monday the Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militia could enter Syria to fight for “Syrian brothers” if needed, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:50 03 January
Member of anti-IS coalition killed in Iraq in non-combat incident
A service member from the international coalition fighting Islamic State was killed in a "non-combat related incident" in Iraq on Monday, the U.S. military said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:05 03 January
Suicide bombers attack two police stations in Iraq's Samarra: sources
Gunmen wearing suicide vests attacked two police stations in the central Iraqi city of Samarra on Monday, killing at least seven policemen, security sources said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:08 03 January