Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan ‘violated laws of war’

Azerbaijan and Armenia violated international humanitarian law in recent fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, Amnesty International has said, as the rights group accused both sides of indiscriminately killing civilians. In a report published on Thursday, it said there was “clear evidence” Armenian and Azeri

Azerbaijani prisoner released by Armenia alleges torture

Baku, Azerbaijan – Dilgam Asgarov’s mother is buried in Kalbajar district, the region in Azerbaijan where he was born. As a young man, still grieving and in pain, he used to visit her grave frequently. But in the early 1990s, when Armenia-backed

2020: A year in conflict

Turkey led the world in innovative war tactics this year when it came to the use of armed drones. Drones have been used for assassination and ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) for decades, but 2020 marked the first time that armed drones

Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan says one dead in Armenian attack

Azerbaijan defence ministry says one soldier has been killed and another injured in an ambush in Khojavend. Azerbaijan’s defence ministry says its army units were attacked by “an illegal Armenian armed group” in Nagorno-Karabakh, killing one Azerbaijani serviceman and wounding another. The

Nagorno-Karabakh: How did Azerbaijan triumph over Armenia?

Azerbaijan’s 44 day offensive abruptly reshaped a decades-long, WWI-like trench war over Nagorno-Karabakh, an impoverished, breakaway region that is inside Azerbaijan’s borders but run by ethnic Armenians. Since the mid-1990s, when the battle over Nagorno-Karabakh killed more than 30,000 people and displaced

Putin hails Armenian PM’s ‘courage’ in signing Karabakh deal

Russian president calls Pashinyan’s decisions surrounding the ending of the conflict ‘necessary’ but ‘painful’. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s “courage” in agreeing to a peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh that triggered a backlash against the leader

Azerbaijan fully reclaims lands around Nagorno-Karabakh

Soldiers have hoisted the Azerbaijani flag in the final district given up by Armenia under a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. A convoy of Azerbaijani military trucks entered the Lachin district overnight, taking over the