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Latest Azerbaijan News

Nagorno-Karabakh Soldier Had Sought Transfer

The parents of a soldier who crossed into government-held territory from Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region say their son had asked for a transfer to another unit. More

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (file photo)

EU Criticizes Baku, Notes Kyiv's Challenges

The European Commission has approved its 2014 European Neighborhood reports, highlighting progress and shortcomings made last year in the countries to the east and south of the European Union. More

Jailed Azerbaijani Journalist Ismayilova Allowed To See Relatives

Khadija Ismayilova, an Azerbaijani investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor has been allowed to see her relatives for the first time since her arrest in early December. More

Karabakh Soldier Defects To Azeris

Authorities in Azerbaijan and its breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh territory say a soldier from that region has crossed over to the Azerbaijani-controlled side. More

U.S. Urges Baku To Extend Pardon

The United States has welcomed a decision by Azerbaijani authorities to release several activists from prison but urged Baku to release others. More

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Azerbaijan Arrests Four Suspected Of Recruiting Militants To Fight In Syria

Security authorities in Azerbaijan have arrested four men on suspicion of recruiting Azerbaijani nationals to fight in Syria, pro-government media have reported. More

Court Jails Russian For Fighting With Caucasus Emirate, Islamic State In Syria

A court in Nalchik, the capital of the Russian republic of Karbardino-Balkaria, jailed a resident of the republic on February 25 for 18 months for fighting in Syria with the Caucasus Emirate, a North Caucasus-based militant Islamist group. More
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U.S. Jewish Groups Back Azerbaijan Despite Rights Concerns

Amid international criticism of Azerbaijan’s human rights record, U.S.-based Jewish organizations are firm in their support of Baku.
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