1,446 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in January
During January this year, 1,667 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners and stateless persons without observing rules of stay, temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed, the State Migration Service told APA.
10:14 16 February
Azerbaijan revokes citizenship of 58 people involved in terrorism abroad
Azerbaijan has revoked the citizenship of 58 people involved in religious extremism and terrorist activities abroad, APA cited Firudin Nabiyev, head of the country’s State Migration Service, as saying on Monday.
17:40 16 January
President Ilham Aliyev chairs Cabinet of Ministers meeting
The head of state made an opening speech at the event.
12:31 10 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
Foreigners to use passports for paying penalties electronically
According to decision of the Board of the State Migration Service on amendments to “Administrative regulations on online payment of penalties”, in case of violation of migration laws in Azerbaijan, the foreigners and persons without citizenship will be able to use passports for paying penalties electronically.
16:20 07 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
Azerbaijan detains eight on suspicion of fighting abroad
In 2016, Azerbaijan’s border guards detained eight people on suspicion of involvement in illegal military operations abroad, the State Border Service said in a statement on the outcomes of its activity in 2016.
17:04 23 December
More people seek refugee status in Azerbaijan
There is a significant increase in the number of those applying for refugee status in Azerbaijan, Parviz Musayev, deputy head of the State Migration Service, told reporters on Monday.
12:24 19 December
Russia ready to solve regional problems - REPORT FROM KREMLIN - UPDATED
Baku-APA. Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov met with his Russian counterpart Grigory Karasin, who is in Baku to carry out the next stage of political consultations between the foreign ministries of Azerbaijan and Russia, APA reports quoting the press service of the Foreign Ministry.
00:28 02 December
Azerbaijani population reaches 9.78 million
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani population has reached 9,784,600 people with an increase of 79,000 or by 0.8 percent as of October 1, 2016, the State Statistical Committee said in a report on November 15.
18:21 15 November
Over 2,000 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in October
Baku – APA. Relevant measures toward implementation of state policy in migration sphere, strengthening state control over migration processes, management and regulation of migration processes, as well as prevention of illegal migration were conducted by the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan in October 2016.
14:29 15 November
Iraqi special forces seize Mosul district in fresh push
Baku-APA. Iraqi special forces said they pushed deeper into Mosul on Friday despite heavy resistance from Islamic State militants using civilians as cover, and were holding half a dozen city neighborhoods seized in the last 10 days, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:08 11 November
Azerbaijan takes all actions to identify members of ‘Hizmet’ movement: interior minister
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. All necessary actions have been taken by the order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev right after the July 15 military coup attempt in Turkey in a bid to identify people associated with the Hizmet (service) movement that has infiltrated into a variety of sectors and bodies of the country, said Azerbaijan’s Interior Minister, Colonel General Ramil Usubov.
18:00 11 November
Azerbaijan detains 16 foreigners for illegal hunting since early 2016
Baku – APA. As many as 153 people, including 16 foreigners (citizens of the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Pakistan and Iraq) have been detained in Azerbaijan for illegal hunting since the beginning of 2016, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA.
11:00 26 October
Azerbaijan detains Iraqi citizens for illegal hunting
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. Two Iraqi citizens—Saif Jamal Nadhim and Jalil Hamid Bares—were detained by police on Oct. 13 for attempted poaching in the territory of Azerbaijan.
15:01 17 October
2,601 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in September
Baku – APA. As many as 2,908 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in September 2016.
11:35 17 October
At UN meeting, Azerbaijan highlights Syrian Armenians’ settlement in Karabakh
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. Armenia, abusing the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis, continues to settle Syrian Armenians in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, said Chief of Azerbaijan’s State Migration Service (SBS) Firudin Nabiyev in New York Sept. 19.
16:29 20 September
Azerbaijan arrests Pakistani citizens for making fake visas
Investigations revealed that Pakistani citizens Basil Ahmad Zeshan and Wadwan Ahmad have tried to prepare fake visas for five Pakistani citizens.
15:02 16 September
3,201 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in August
Baku – APA. As many as 3,478 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in August 2016.
14:41 16 September
2,581 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in July
The State Migration Service (SMS) told APA that lost documents of 13 foreigners for temporary or permanent residence were replaced with new ones, 198 persons’ residence in the country was legalized. Decisions were made on 1,928 foreigners to leave the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 48 hours and on 653 foreigners to be removed in administrative order from the country.
13:26 17 August