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Azerbaijan says solder killed by Armenian sniper across border - Reuters

Azerbaijan on Friday said an Armenian sniper had killed one of its soldier at the border between the two countries and that its army was taking response measures.

azerbaijan - Reuters
8:10am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Once Friends, Now Rivals: The Iranian Athletes Facing Off Under Different Flags at the 2020 Tokyo Games

2016 Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh will compete as a refugee athlete against her long-time friend Nahid Kiyani of Iran

azerbaijan - Time
8:07am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan jails 13 Armenian military personnel for six years

Azerbaijan's serious crimes court says those sentenced will be deported after serving their prison terms.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
7:19am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan jails 13 Armenian military personnel for six years -court - Reuters

An Azerbaijan court late on Thursday sentenced 13 members of Armenia's armed forces to six years in prison, finding them guilty of illegally crossing the border, weapons possession and terrorism offences.

azerbaijan - Reuters
3:39am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan extends COVID-19 quarantine restrictions until September - Reuters

Azerbaijan extended its quarantine restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 until Sept. 1, the government said on Thursday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
6:04am PDT - July 22nd, 2021

Reporters Without Borders demands Israel stop exporting spyware

Leaked list shows 50,000 phone numbers believed to have been chosen by clients of Israel's NSO Group for surveillance.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
8:27am PDT - July 21st, 2021

Pegasus snooping: Pakistan probes whether PM Khan’s phone hacked

Government probing whether premier's phone was surveilled, after revelations from Pegasus Project show number in list.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
12:25am PDT - July 20th, 2021

Washington Post: Investigation finds Israeli-designed spyware was used to hack journalists and activists around the world

Thirty-seven smartphones owned by journalists, human rights activists, business executives and two women connected to the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were targeted by "military-grade spyware" licensed by an Israeli company to governments, according…

azerbaijan - CNN
4:25pm PDT - July 18th, 2021

Investigation reveals journalists, activists among targets of spyware created by Israeli company - The Globe and Mail

A global media investigation has revealed that journalists, activists and political dissidents have been the target of spyware created by Israel-based NSO Group

azerbaijan - The Globe And Mail
3:12pm PDT - July 18th, 2021

Taekwondo-No risks as Jones hopes COVID does not scupper gold medal bid - Reuters

British taekwondo athlete Jade Jones said she is petrified by the prospect of COVID-19 ruining her chances of winning a third Olympic gold medal, but her "anti-social" nature means she has a ready excuse to keep distance from people and stay safe.

azerbaijan - Reuters
10:47pm PDT - July 16th, 2021

Billionaire Ends U.K.'s Largest Divorce With $186 Million Deal

Billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov agreed to pay his ex-wife around 135 million pounds ($186 million), ending the largest financial dispute that Britain’s divorce courts have ever seen.

azerbaijan - Bloomberg
4:04am PDT - July 16th, 2021

EU adds Ukraine to safe travel list, removes Thailand, Rwanda - Reuters

The European Union added Ukraine on Thursday to a list of countries for which it recommends that COVID-related travel restrictions be lifted.

azerbaijan - Reuters
9:29am PDT - July 15th, 2021

Alfa Romeo and Sauber extend F1 naming rights deal - Reuters

Italian car maker Alfa Romeo and Swiss-based Sauber announced a multi-year extension of their Formula One partnership on Wednesday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
10:51am PDT - July 14th, 2021

Armenian soldier killed on border with Azerbaijan - defence ministry - Reuters

An Armenian soldier was killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenia's defence ministry said.

azerbaijan - Reuters
4:28am PDT - July 14th, 2021

A London Couple's Lavish Lifestyle Rode on the Azeri Laundromat

A web of companies was used to transfer money to U.K. accounts. Well-connected Azeris settled probe by National Crime Agency.

azerbaijan - Bloomberg
9:00pm PDT - July 13th, 2021

UEFA president Ceferin says he won't support pan-continental Euros again - Reuters

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says he will not support the idea of a pan-continental European Championship again as it is unfair to the teams as well as travelling fans to fly thousands of kilometres between matches.

azerbaijan - Reuters
6:34am PDT - July 9th, 2021

Azeri Shah Deniz gas field nears to plateau goal with deep-water flank launch - Reuters

Azeri Shah Deniz giant offshore field is set to near its plateau gas production goal by starting up the East South deep-water flank, project leader BP (BP.L) said on Tuesday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
2:11am PDT - July 6th, 2021

Blast rocks Caspian Sea area near Azerbaijani gas field

A strong explosion has shaken the Caspian Sea area where Azerbaijan has extensive offshore oil and gas fields

azerbaijan - Independent
6:28am PDT - July 5th, 2021

Azerbaijan mud volcano triggers huge blast in Caspian oil and gas fields

The explosion sent plumes of black smoke and flames into the sky in an oil and gas field.

azerbaijan - BBC News
4:51am PDT - July 5th, 2021

England aim for breakthrough, but Danes stand determined - Reuters

England have the chance to reach a first major final since their 1966 World Cup triumph when they take on Denmark at Wembley in Wednesday's Euro 2020 semi-final, but they will need to banish a history of stumbling at this stage.

azerbaijan - Reuters
3:14am PDT - July 5th, 2021

MASSIVE FIREBALL off Azerbaijan coast, ministry blames volcano (VIDEOS)

An enormous fireball rose up from the Caspian Sea on Sunday, and was visible from Azerbaijan. Amid reports of an oil platform exploding, Azerbaijan’s Ecology Ministry has stated that a volcano may have erupted. Read Full Article at RT.com

azerbaijan - RT
1:54pm PDT - July 4th, 2021

Azerbaijan says Caspian gas platforms safe amid reports of fire - Reuters

Azerbaijan's state energy company, SOCAR, said on Sunday its offshore gas platforms in the Caspian Sea were safe after media reports of a large fire in the area.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:57pm PDT - July 4th, 2021

Azerbaijan hands over 15 Armenian prisoners in return for minefield maps - Reuters

Azerbaijan handed over 15 prisoners of Armenian origin to Armenia on Saturday in return for maps detailing the locations of 92,000 anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, Azerbaijan's foreign ministry said.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:47pm PDT - July 3rd, 2021

Analysis: Exciting Danish strikeforce do damage again to continue dream Euros run - Reuters

Despite the emotional turmoil they have been through, Denmark's dream run continued as they booked a Euro 2020 semi-final spot on Saturday, inspired by a young, vibrant strikeforce who can still do further damage this summer.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:13pm PDT - July 3rd, 2021

Denmark too strong for Czech Republic and reach Euros semis - Reuters

Denmark's rousing Euro 2020 campaign continued as they beat the Czech Republic 2-1 on Saturday to reach the semi-finals thanks to first-half strikes from Thomas Delaney and Kasper Dolberg.

azerbaijan - Reuters
11:24am PDT - July 3rd, 2021

RT @TRTWorldNow: Azerbaijan's President Aliyev at #UNGA: - Armenia kept almost 20% of our land under occupation for about 30 years - Arme…

Nasimi Aghayev (@NasimiAghayev)
4:34pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @ANCA_DC: BREAKING: U.S. House passes @FrankPallone amendment to NDAA (H.R.4350). Demands report from US Defense Department on countries…

King of the north (@vinrx7)
4:34pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @LindseySnell: This was a nice little addition, but let's be explicit: Azerbaijan still has ~200 Armenian POWs and refuses to acknowled…

Լորիս (@lorisezeg)
4:33pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

And as we know #Azerbaijan is master at mirroring! https://t.co/4VtU6jlmNj

Lyokh_lava (@ShushiArtsakh)
4:33pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @sourpsevag: It's funny how Azerbaijanis discovered the ancient Armenian monastery of Dadivank which was conquered by Azerbaijan less th…

Լորիս (@lorisezeg)
4:33pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @ANCA_DC: BREAKING: U.S. House passes @FrankPallone amendment to NDAA (H.R.4350). Demands report from US Defense Department on countries…

Ello (@ello_k)
4:32pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021
BREAKING: U.S. House passes @FrankPallone amendment to NDAA (H.R.4350). Demands report from US Defense Department on countries, like #Azerbaijan, that have committed human rights violations while receiving U.S. military aid/training.  
Read amendment: https://t.co/waPRlswWNt https://t.co/o3lYkxyZaI

BREAKING: U.S. House passes @FrankPallone amendment to NDAA (H.R.4350). Demands report from US Defense Department on countries, like #Azerbaijan, that have committed human rights violations while receiving U.S. military aid/training. Read amendment: https://t.co/waPRlswWNt https://t.co/o3lYkxyZaI

ANCA (@ANCA_DC)
4:32pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @AliTahmizian: I do not even want to know how Azerbaijan plans to use a decapitation committed by their armed forces against a Yazidi Ar…

ճրի տարած, ճրի պիրած (@tavushetsi)
4:31pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @sourpsevag: It's funny how Azerbaijanis discovered the ancient Armenian monastery of Dadivank which was conquered by Azerbaijan less th…

Kevin Abrahamian (@AbrahamianKevin)
4:31pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @LindseySnell: "Armenians commit atrocities in holy places," says man from sketchy Ankara think tank to Azerbaijani state media. You ca…

(@_Kabrita_)
4:30pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @NasimiAghayev: Outstanding #Azerbaijani singer #Bulbul’s bust & house-museum in #Shusha was vandalized by #Armenian troops in 1992. Aft…

FRAZ (@FRAZ94950452)
4:30pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

subject on turkey and azerbaijan really get me heated because their one of the biggest colonizers, war criminals ever and seeing my land and culture be renamed as turkish culture and land is so frustrating

RK (@rk_20450)
4:30pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @aghavalyan: Azerbaijan copy pasted Armenia's application. I just don't see the part concerning the release of Azerbaijani POWs illega…

Hrag Farra (@FarraHrag)
4:30pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @sourpsevag: It's funny how Azerbaijanis discovered the ancient Armenian monastery of Dadivank which was conquered by Azerbaijan less th…

lana (@mixedbylana)
4:30pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @elyazovadilara: Four UN Security Council resolutions adopted in 1993 called for the immediate, complete and unconditional withdrawal of…

Dilara Elyazova (@elyazovadilara)
4:28pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @AzmissionUN: Historic address by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, at the General Debate of the 76th Sess…

Dilara Elyazova (@elyazovadilara)
4:27pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @GoldenTent: @napfnewyork @presidentaz By the way, we know you are simply quoting all the leaders and aren't advocating for any of them.…

Kirk Ketefian (@kketefia)
4:26pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @NathanANiemi: I'm seeking a student for a funded PhD project @MichiganEarth, starting in fall 2022, to study the transition between sub…

Michael Bunds (@cataclasite)
4:25pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @CIJ_ICJ: PRESS RELEASE: #Azerbaijan institutes proceedings against #Armenia concerning the interpretation and application of the Intern…

Huseyn Akhundov (@HAkhundov)
4:25pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @AzmissionUN: Historic address by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, at the General Debate of the 76th Sess…

Nasir Mammadov (@nasir_mammadov)
4:24pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

RT @AzmissionUN: Historic address by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, at the General Debate of the 76th Sess…

Şamama Qubadova (@qubadova_sh)
4:23pm PDT - September 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan eyes foreign investors in UAE for renewable energy projects https://t.co/La6YxWySuT

(@Vatan1071Sever)
7:18am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

For 30 years, the Russian side has not taken any steps in the Nagorno-Karabakh issue of Azerbaijan in the activities of the @OSCE Minsk Group. Russia is arming Armenia and is already arming it. Russia intends to occupy the Nagorno-Karabakh region again.

Elmir Əlizadə (@PoliticianElmir)
7:18am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @Azerbaijan: Prominent #Azerbaijan|i actor Rasim Balayev with his family members in the #IsaBulaghi, #Shusha, #Azerbaijan after 35 years…

AzEmbGermany (@AzEmbGermany)
7:18am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @simonforco: @bellingcat Thx for including Julfa but it’s completely flattened: no need to monitor. However, many other medieval Armenia…

Narine (@NarBarVie)
7:17am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @UPGammanpila: Minister Gammanpila joined a panel discussion on “Hydrogen as the future energy” at a ministerial panel of GASTECH Confer…

Dulith Kasun (DK) (@DulithK)
7:17am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @hagopian_harout: @ficindjan @GoldenTent Ah. That must be why Azerbaijan was already a major route for drug smuggling before the war (an…

Gohar (@menqenqmerNK)
7:17am PDT - September 22nd, 2021
Azerbaijan eyes foreign investors in UAE for renewable energy projects
https://t.co/mWNzEuzbJQ https://t.co/Dpu8pPDijI

Azerbaijan eyes foreign investors in UAE for renewable energy projects https://t.co/mWNzEuzbJQ https://t.co/Dpu8pPDijI

Yeni Şafak English (@yenisafakEN)
7:17am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @simonforco: @bellingcat Thx for including Julfa but it’s completely flattened: no need to monitor. However, many other medieval Armenia…

Simon Maghakyan (@simonforco)
7:16am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

.@RepMcClintock VOTE YES on Amendments 21, 278, 325, 431, 449 to the FY22 NDAA (H.R.4350). Demand the release of Armenian POWs; ban of Turkey’s Grey Wolves; expansion of Karabakh (Artsakh) aid. Time to hold Turkey/ Azerbaijan accountable for war crimes against Armenians!

David Sahakyan (@davsahak)
7:16am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @MEK_Iran: (#PMOI/#MEK #Iran)& #NCRI:The number of victims in Tehran has reached 101,496, Khorasan Razavi 35,175 Isfahan 28,650, Khuzest…

payam azadi (@JavadMirabdal)
7:15am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @aircenteraz: AIR Center hosts conference on #Azerbaijan-#Turkey-#Iran trilateral relations with @iramcenter and @IPIS_Iran https://t.co…

Gursel Ismayilzada (@GIsmayilzada)
7:15am PDT - September 22nd, 2021
Joint military drills ‘Three Brothers’ conclude: ISPR
https://t.co/2jUkr7XEyr

#Pakistan #Turkey #Azerbaijan #ISPR #DTD https://t.co/QQjhlYu0gm

Joint military drills ‘Three Brothers’ conclude: ISPR https://t.co/2jUkr7XEyr #Pakistan #Turkey #Azerbaijan #ISPR #DTD https://t.co/QQjhlYu0gm

Daily The Destination (@DailyTheDestin)
7:14am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @NGTIndia: The tale of #Azerbaijan beyond #Baku rests in #Sheki—a charming town on the old #SilkRoute that now houses a #UNESCO site. Wi…

King Aslan (@Aslan1King)
7:14am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @hagopian_harout: @ficindjan @GoldenTent Ah. That must be why Azerbaijan was already a major route for drug smuggling before the war (an…

Narine (@NarBarVie)
7:14am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @JavidanHuseyno1: Albayan newspaper published an extensive article about “Expo-2020 Dubai” #Azerbaijan pavilion #Expo2020Dubai https:/…

Gursel Ismayilzada (@GIsmayilzada)
7:13am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @hagopian_harout: @ficindjan @GoldenTent Ah. That must be why Azerbaijan was already a major route for drug smuggling before the war (an…

Queen ֍ #FreeArmenianPOWs (@Queen_Pavagane)
7:13am PDT - September 22nd, 2021
Six countries bid to host FIBA EuroBasket 2025 https://t.co/A8WJpWRgBU #Azerbaijan https://t.co/aFWtF0t4J9

Six countries bid to host FIBA EuroBasket 2025 https://t.co/A8WJpWRgBU #Azerbaijan https://t.co/aFWtF0t4J9

AZERTAC News Agency (@AZERTAC)
4:45am PDT - September 22nd, 2021
35 years later, Rasim Balayev again in #Shusha. #Azerbaijan #KarabakhisAzerbaijan https://t.co/HDmMoFd80g

35 years later, Rasim Balayev again in #Shusha. #Azerbaijan #KarabakhisAzerbaijan https://t.co/HDmMoFd80g

Bahar Bemer (@bahar_bemer)
4:44am PDT - September 22nd, 2021

RT @aghavalyan: My family lost its home three times - in June 1992, in April 2016 & in September 2020. I don’t have an information what ha…

Queen ֍ #FreeArmenianPOWs (@Queen_Pavagane)
4:43am PDT - September 22nd, 2021