Azerbaijani volleyball team wins gold medal at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijani volleyball team wins gold medal at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijani national women's volleyball team has defeated the Turkish team with the score of 3-1 (25:12, 23:25, 25:20, 25:21), winning a gold medal at 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games are held …

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Taekwondo

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Taekwondo

Yesterday, 23 sets of medals in four sports (shooting, swimming, weightlifting and taekwondo) were awarded at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. In taekwondo, men fought for medals in 54 kg and 58 kg categories, while women fought in 46 kg, …

Jayne Pearce: Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer

Jayne Pearce: "Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer"

Media administrator of the Islamic Games in Baku on the work with media and coverage of the games

Issue of religious freedom in Azerbaijan

Issue of religious freedom in Azerbaijan

Secularism in Azerbaijan isn't just a constitutional norm, it's a way of life

SOCAR and Uzbekneftegaz to jointly develop oil and gas fields

SOCAR and Uzbekneftegaz to jointly develop oil and gas fields

Azerbaijan`s and Uzbekistan`s state oil firms, SOCAR and Uzbekneftegaz, have agreed to jointly develop oil and gas fields. The two companies reached agreement as the SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev and the …

Three Azerbaijani wrestlers qualify for finals at Islamic Solidarity Games

Three Azerbaijani wrestlers qualify for finals at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s Greco-Roman wrestler Elvin Mursaliyev (75 kg) has qualified for the finals of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, defeating Kyrgyzstan’s Kairatbek Tugolbaev. Two other Azerbaijani …

Chances of peace in Karabakh slim to none

Chances of peace in Karabakh slim to none

New alarming news are coming from the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh

European Court rejects claim of so-called #039NKR#039

European Court rejects claim of so-called 'NKR'

The ECHR's decisions put an end to Armenian speculation on the issue of independence of the separatist regime

Armenian armed forces shell Azerbaijani positions with machine guns

Armenian armed forces shell Azerbaijani positions with machine guns

The Armenian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire 115 times in the course of 24 hours along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, using 60- and 120-millimeter mortars and heavy machine guns, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry …

 Azerbaijan’s Lachin district: 25 years of occupation

Azerbaijan’s Lachin district: 25 years of occupation

Twenty-five years have passed since the occupation of Azerbaijan’s Lachin district by Armenia. As many as 64,000 Azerbaijanis became the internally displaced persons, more than 300 servicemen and civilians were killed or missing …

 Seventh day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: taekwondo, wrestling and boxing

Seventh day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: taekwondo, wrestling and boxing

The seventh day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 32 medal sets: athletics, boxing, diving, taekwondo, volleyball and wrestling competitions will be held. Athletics …

Magsud smiles at everyone

Magsud smiles at everyone

Mehriban Aliyeva: "For my generation, fiction was necessary component of being"

Pony Express logistics company enters Azerbaijani market

Pony Express logistics company enters Azerbaijani market

The Russian logistics company, Pony Express, said about the start of its activities in Azerbaijan today. The expects to operate in Azerbaijan and earn $3 million here annually, Sergey Sergushev, the company’s …

People#039s writer, playwright, director Magsud Ibrahimbayov commemorated in Baku

People's writer, playwright, director Magsud Ibrahimbayov commemorated in Baku

People's writer of Azerbaijan, playwright and director Magsud Ibrahimbayov has been commemorated at an event at Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre. First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan …

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports heavy fire on frontline

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports heavy fire on frontline

Armenian armed forces have opened fire at Azerbaijani positions on the frontline in the direction of the country’s Aghdam district and settlements since May 16 evening using mortars of different caliber, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry …

Azad Rahimov: closing of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to be as festive as opening

Azad Rahimov: closing of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to be as festive as opening

The solemn ceremony of closing the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will become as festive as the opening ceremony, Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov said at a press conference today, the correspondent of …

Sixth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: athletics and wrestling

Sixth day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: athletics and wrestling

The sixth day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 41 medal sets: athletics, shooting, swimming, taekwondo, water polo, weightlifting and wrestling competitions will be held. …

Ruslan Lunev wins fourth gold medal at Islamic Solidarity Games

Ruslan Lunev wins fourth gold medal at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s shooter Ruslan Lunev has won his fourth gold medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. He scored 240.7 points in the men’s 10m air pistol finals. Turkey’s Yusuf Dikec …

OSCE PA urges Karabakh conflict parties to return to negotiations

OSCE PA urges Karabakh conflict parties to return to negotiations

The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) urged the Nagorno Karabakh conflict parties to return to resume negotiations. The assembly will meet on July 5-9 in Minsk for its 26th Annual Session, says a message posted on the OSCE PA website. …

Azerbaijan ready to extend oil output cut deal

Azerbaijan ready to extend oil output cut deal

Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev will attend the OPEC's meeting on May 24-25 in Vienna, the spokesperson for the Azerbaijani energy ministry, Zamina Aliyeva, said. Azerbaijan is ready to …