US cuts off intelligence support for YPG
Baku – APA. The US government has ordered PYD's armed wing YPG to pull back from the northern Syrian town of Manbij and move east across the Euphrates, and cut off arms supplies and intelligence support, the Israeli website Debkafile, believed to be close to Israeli intelligence, reported.
13:15 27 August
22 Daesh militants killed in Iraq
Baku-APA. Twenty-two Daesh terrorists were killed in and around Mosul Friday in air strikes by the international coalition fighting the group, and in a car bomb attack, according to the Iraqi defense ministry, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:30 27 August
OPEC export revenues lowest in more than a decade
Baku-APA. Net oil export revenues of OPEC countries last year dropped to their lowest level in over a decade, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:03 27 August
US: Jarabulus operation sign of ‘important progress’
Baku-APA. Turkey’s recent incursion into Syria to strike Daesh positions is an “indication of important progress” in securing the Turkish-Syrian border, the White House said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:17 25 August
Turkey’s Erdogan meets with KRG's Barzani
Baku-APA. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday discussed regional developments such as the fight against terror, including the Daesh and PKK terrorist groups, with visiting Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani, according to presidential sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
00:46 24 August
Iraqi air force kills 19 ISIS Commanders in Mosul
Baku-APA. The Iraqi Air Force on Saturday killed 19 commanders of the Daesh terrorist group in the northern country's city of Mosul, the Iraqi Army’s information bureau said in a statement obtained by Sputnik, APA reports.
07:25 21 August
Sadiq Khan: Jeremy Corbyn 'failed to show leadership needed'
Baku-APA. London mayor Sadiq Khan has urged Labour voters to ditch Jeremy Corbyn as leader and vote for Owen Smith in the party's leadership contest, APA reports quoting BBC.
06:08 21 August
Turkish Prime Minister admits possibility of use of Incirlik base by Russia
Baku-APA. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday that Russia could possibly use country's southern Incirlik Air Base if it becomes necessary, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
02:27 21 August
Trump says he regrets past remarks that 'caused personal pain'
Baku-APA. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump apologized on Thursday for past remarks that "may have caused personal pain" as he sought to refocus his message in the face of falling opinion poll numbers in his first speech since shaking up his campaign team this week, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:17 19 August
12 killed, 36 injured by IS-launched mortar barrage in Iraq
Baku-APA. At least 12 displaced people were killed and 36 others wounded on Thursday in a mortar barrage by the Islamic State (IS) militants on a displacement camp in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, a provincial security source told Xinhua, APA reports.
01:02 19 August
Court announces verdict against Azerbaijani men who fought for ISIL
During the process, presided over by judge Ahmad Guliyev, Anar Mahmudov was sentenced to 14 and Elvin Asgarov to 12 years in jail, APA reported.
14:53 18 August
Merkel says refugees didn't bring terrorism to Germany
Baku-APA. Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday refugees had not brought terrorism to Germany, adding that Islam belonged in the country as long as it was practiced in a way that respected the constitution, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:01 18 August
Turkish FM and U.S. Secretary of State discuss extradition of Fetullah Gulen
Baku-APA. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Chavushoglu on Tuesday held talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry over the phone, discussing a number of issues including the extradition of Gülenist terror-cult leader Fetullah Gülen, who is accused of being the mastermind behind the brutal failed coup attempt, APA reports.
20:49 16 August
ISIS commander killed in anti-terrorist operation in Iran - UPDATED
Zulfugari noted that a total of four terrorists have been killed in Kermanshah.
15:48 16 August
Two suspects held in possible Rio Olympics plot
Baku-APA. Police arrested two people on Thursday suspected of supporting Islamic State in planning a possible attack during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:54 12 August
UN, US welcome Turkey-Russia cooperation against Daesh
Baku-APA. A United Nations spokesman on Thursday welcomed a joint pledge by Turkey and Russia to cooperate against Daesh, APA reports quoting AA.
01:05 12 August
EU sends 'solidarity' to Turkey after twin PKK attacks
Baku-APA. The European Union showed its support for Turkey following two separate PKK bomb attacks in the country's southeast, an official statement said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
00:03 12 August
Cause of sharp increase in influx of tourists traveling from Arab countries to Azerbaijan revealed
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism told APA that as a logical continuation of the measures being taken by the ministry since 2011 to attract tourists from Gulf countries, increase the influx of tourists, stimulate traveling to our country, as well as promote Azerbaijan in the Gulf countries, simplification of visa regime in regard to the Gulf countries has stimulated more successful results in this direction in recent years.
12:09 11 August
Twin PKK attacks martyr 7 in SE Turkey
Baku-APA. Seven people, including police officers, were martyred and several others injured on Wednesday in two separate PKK bomb attacks in southeastern Turkey, according to the country's transport minister, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:45 10 August
3 soldiers martyred, 10 more wounded in Turkey
A remote-control car bomb was detonated as military vehicles were moving in the direction of Habur2 border checkpoint in Beytussebab, Sirnak, and then the military vehicles were fired at with automatic rifles and grenade launchers by PKK terrorists from northern Iraq, APA reported citing Milliyet.
12:07 10 August