Nationwide march held in Baku to commemorate 25th anniversary of Khojaly Genocide
A nationwide march was held in Baku Feb. 26 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended the march.
10:00 26 February
Azerbaijani MPs propose to erect ‘Genocide Memorial’ in Alley of Martyrs
A Genocide Memorial should be erected in the Alley of Martyrs in Baku, said Azerbaijani MP Ganira Pashayeva, addressing the discussion of a bill on the Khojaly genocide in the parliament on Friday.
17:16 24 February
Azerbaijani president receives Turkish delegation - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a Turkish delegation led by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Faruk Celik.
18:06 23 February
Azerbaijan: Khojaly Genocide should find its legal appraisal
Under the international criminal law, the act perpetrated in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly is viewed as international criminal offence and the Khojaly genocide should find its legal appraisal, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement released due to the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly Genocide.
10:15 23 February
Mehriban Aliyeva appointed first vice-president of Azerbaijan
Mehriban Aliyeva has been appointed first vice-president of Azerbaijan upon President Ilham Aliyev’s order.
12:27 21 February
Islam is not source of terrorism, says Germany's Merkel
Islam is not the source of terrorism, and Islamic scholars and Muslim countries should speak up against fundamentalists to make this clear to the world, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:11 18 February
OIC secretary general commemorates Khojaly Massacre
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the commemoration of the massacre in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, has paid tribute to all those who lost their lives in the 1992 atrocity.
12:06 17 February
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani opening new chapter in co-op with EU
Azerbaijan has good experience in cooperation with EU member states, said President Ilham Aliyev making joint statement for the press with the European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels Feb. 6.
18:45 06 February
Erdogan reacts against Merkel’s use of phrase ‘Islamist terror’
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan have pledged further cooperation in the fight against terrorism during Merkel’s visit to Ankara. while the German leader also stressed the importance of press freedom and freedom of opinion, Hurriyet reported.
19:06 02 February
Djiboutian parliament recognizes Khojaly Genocide
Djibouti's National Assembly (Parliament) has adopted a resolution recognizing the Khojaly Genocide.
10:54 24 January
Azerbaijan, GCC countries to hold strategic and economic forum
In the first half of 2017, it is planned to hold a Strategic and Economic Forum between Azerbaijan and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states in Baku.
18:55 23 January
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan’s stance on Karabakh conflict settlement backed by int’l law
Azerbaijan’s stance on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is backed by international law, said Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev.
17:55 23 January
FM: Azerbaijan fully supports Palestine in establishment of independent state
The general overview of the current situation in a number of Muslim countries remains a deep concern for all of us, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
13:45 19 January
Sana Imran: Azerbaijan – a fast developing, very safe Muslim country of South Caucasus - INTERVIEW
APA Agency has had an interview with a teacher, doctorate student of the Baku-based Khazar University, Sana Imran, who is the wife of Pakistan’s military attaché to Azerbaijan
15:36 18 January
Media accreditation for Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games starts
Media accreditation for the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started on January 16.
17:43 16 January
Azerbaijani FM to attend OIC meeting
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will pay a working visit to Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, on Jan. 19 to take part in an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hikmat Hajiyev, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman, told APA on Jan. 16.
14:56 16 January
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan enjoys great respect in Islamic world
This year Azerbaijan is going to host the Islamic Solidarity Games, which is a significant event, said the country’s President Ilham Aliyev.
15:22 10 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
Congratulatory address of Ilham Aliyev to the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year
Congratulatory address of Ilham Aliyev to the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year.
00:14 01 January
OIC to hold emergency meeting on tragic situation in Aleppo
At the request of Kuwait the Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic State (OIC) will hold an emergency meeting at the level of foreign ministers on Dec. 22 to discuss the situation in Syria in the light the developments of the tragic situation in the city of Aleppo, reads a statement posted on the organization’s website.
17:13 15 December