Leadership of New Azerbaijan Party pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev
The leadership of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) visited the Alley of Honor on Monday to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the passing of national leader Heydar Aliyev, APA reported.
11:33 11 December
State Committee: Work underway to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq
The relevant authorities in Azerbaijan continue working to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq, Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli said on Thursday, APA reported.
14:19 30 November
Azerbaijan, Russia organize int’l conference on interfaith dialogue - UPDATED
An international conference on the theme “Russia-Azerbaijan: Interfaith Dialogue and Islamic Solidarity for Peace, Security and Cooperation” was held in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
16:00 23 November
Mubariz Gurbanli: Armenians continue to spread lies
Armenians continue to spread lies, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:39 26 October
Azerbaijan to prohibit installation of luxurious gravestones
The Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan will make a special decision banning the installation of luxurious gravestones in the country’s cemeteries, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:25 26 October
Mubariz Gurbanli: Azerbaijan’s steps against religious extremists – signal to their financial backers
The operation carried out by the State Security Service of Azerbaijan against religious extremists should become a signal to circles that finance them, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:05 26 October
Azerbaijan against KRG referendum: CMO chairman
Azerbaijan, as a country suffering terrorism, is resolutely against the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRC) referendum on independence, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade.
14:18 25 September
Ilham Aliyev: Terror attacks committed under guise of Islam are biggest injustice towards Muslims
Today, Muslims across the world face serious problems such as sectarian discrimination, extremism, religious radicalism and terrorism, said a message from Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to the participants of the conference “Turkish-Azerbaijani friendship as an example of Islamic solidarity” which is being held in Istanbul.
12:49 25 September
Ashura commemorations in Azerbaijan will be held in line with fatwa – committee chairman
The tenth day of Muharram – Ashura that marks the death of Imam Hussain will be commemorated in Azerbaijan in line with the fatwa issued by the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, told APA on Friday.
12:25 22 September
Believers propose abolishing post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques
A group of believers have proposed the abolishment of the post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques, but maintenance of imam institution.
15:47 14 September
Mubariz Gurbanli, Allahshukur Pashazade differ on use of loudspeakers at mosques
Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli has voiced his disapproval of use of excessively loud speakers at mosques.
15:18 14 September
Prayer of unity performed in Baku over anniversary of Turkey coup attempt
On July 15, a prayer of unity was performed in Baku’s Heydar Mosque in connection with last year’s July 15 coup attempt in Turkey which resulted in failure.
13:12 15 July
Heydar Mosque holds event to commemorate victims of July 15 coup attempt in Turkey
An event is being held at Heydar Mosque in Baku to commemorate the victims of the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.
12:38 15 July
Committee chairman: Leading religious rituals without CMO permission ‘illegal’
Leading religious rituals without the permission of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) is illegal and the person will be held accountable, the chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, Mubariz Gurbanli, said on Wednesday, APA reported.
13:05 21 June
Azerbaijani State Committee comments on Georgia’s disapproval of filming conducted in St. George’s Church in Gakh
The chairman of the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Religious Organizations, Mubariz Gurbanli, has commented on the Georgian side’s disapproval of ARB TV channel filming the St. George’s Church in the Ingiloy village of Azerbaijan’s Gakh district, APA reported.
12:01 21 June
Committee chairman: 96% of Azerbaijani population are Muslim
“Muslims make up 96% of Azerbaijan’s population. The country has 2,200 mosques, 7 synagogues, 14 churches of both catholic and orthodox faiths. Every year Azerbaijan allocates financial assistance to various religious communities from its state budget. It’s all indicative of sustainable development,” Azerbaijan’s Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli told a plenary meeting held on the sidelines of the 14th Baku International Conference of Ombudspersons, APA reported.
13:15 16 June
Azerbaijani gov’t members, representatives of public attend funeral for Energy Minister Natig Aliyev
A farewell ceremony was held for Azerbaijan’s Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev in the Cultural Center named after Shahriyar in Baku June 10.
13:22 10 June
Ministry: Burial site of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex undergoing erosion
The burial site of the Guba Genocide Memorial Complex is undergoing erosion, Aziz Garalov, head of a geological planning expedition of the National Geological Exploration Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, told APA.
14:12 08 June
Azerbaijani PA head signs order on Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
In recent days, due to natural processes, human bones remaining in the open air on the graveyard of the Guba Genocide Memorial Complex began to decompose, soil erosion and landslides on the territory became intensified.
15:35 06 June
Newly allocated site for construction of Haji Javad mosque inspected
Azerbaijan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Yagub Eyyubov, Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade and Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli on Thursday inspected the newly allocated site for the construction of Haji Javad Mosque located in 79 Abdulla Shaig Street, Yasamal district, Baku, the CMO told APA.
16:17 01 June