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Mehriban Aliyeva and Leyla Aliyeva attend celebration of Republic Day at ADA University

Mehriban Aliyeva and Leyla Aliyeva attend celebration of Republic Day at ADA University

Joint event of the National Academy of Aviation and the ADA University was held in Baku yesterday to celebrate the Republic Day. First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation …

 Book about main directions of Azerbaijan#039s foreign policy 1991-2016 presented in Baku

Book about main directions of Azerbaijan's foreign policy 1991-2016 presented in Baku

The official presentation of the book titled 'Main Directions in Azerbaijan's Foreign Policy 1991-2016' was held in Baku today. It reflects the views of Azerbaijan's leading experts on the country's foreign policy …

Independent: These had been the best Islamic Solidarity Games

Independent: These had been the best Islamic Solidarity Games

The next Solidarity Games will be held in Istanbul in 2021

Huffington Post: Mehriban Aliyeva secures success of major events in Azerbaijan

Huffington Post: Mehriban Aliyeva secures success of major events in Azerbaijan

While the world’s attention was absorbed by US President Donald Trump’s address to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia offering America’s partnership to its allies and calling for rejection of radical ideologies, …

Alexander Karelin: Organizers of Islamic Solidarity Games have done great job

Alexander Karelin: "Organizers of Islamic Solidarity Games have done great job"

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Three times Olympic champion in Greek-Roman wrestling, a member of the State Duma admits that he has followed with interest the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

Baku sums up results of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Baku sums up results of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

A press conference was held in Baku today, which was dedicated to summing up the results of the Islamic Solidarity Games. The Azerbaijani national team won the most of the Baku Islamic Games gold medals: 75 gold medals, including 38 in strength …

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Closing Ceremony

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Closing Ceremony

The Official Closing Ceremony of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games was held at the Baku Olympic Stadium. The ceremony was attended by all participants of the competitions, who marched through the stadium and were greeted by spectators and …

Romanticism of Baku tram

Romanticism of Baku tram

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Azerbaijan's capital holds the honorary title of the Soviet Union first tram

Azerbaijan wins 4th Baku Islamic Solidarity Games: results

Azerbaijan wins 4th Baku Islamic Solidarity Games: results

The 4th Baku Islamic Solidarity Games, which were held from May 8 to 22, ended in Baku. The athletes from 54 countries competed for 269 medal sets in 21 sports, including in 17 Olympic (athletics, boxing, jumping, football, rhythmic …

Khaled El Sergany: organizers of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku have done great job

Khaled El Sergany: organizers of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku have done great job

The organizers of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games have done a terrific job in Baku, the chief referee of the tennis tournament, Khaled El Sergany, told the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza "From the technical …

Altug Celikbilek: organization of Islamic Games in Baku is best

Altug Celikbilek: organization of Islamic Games in Baku is best

The Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku are best in terms of organization, the Turkish tennis player Altug Celikbilek, who won the gold medal winner in singles, told the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. …

Turkish tennis players become chions of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

Turkish tennis players become champions of Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

Turkey's tennis team became the best at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, both among men and women, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. Turkish player Altug Celikbilek won a gold medal in the …

Azerbaijan’s Elchin Imanov wins silver in wushu at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s Elchin Imanov wins silver in wushu at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s Elchin Imanov (56kg) won a silver medal in men’s wushu event at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. He lost to the Iranian fighter Mahdi Mohammadi. The 4th Islamic …

Azerbaijan#039s Vugar Karamov wins wushu silver at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan's Vugar Karamov wins wushu silver at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s Vugar Karamov (70kg) in men’s wushu event lost to Iran’s Saeid Fazeli 0:2 and got a silver medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. The 4th Islamic Solidarity …

Azerbaijan#039s Bayram Shammadov wins wushu silver at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan's Bayram Shammadov wins wushu silver at Islamic Solidarity Games

Azerbaijan’s wushu fighter Bayram Shammadov (65kg) lost to Iran’s Foroud Zafari 0:2 and got a silver medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku. The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games are …

Azerbaijani women#039s team wins silver medal in table tennis

Azerbaijani women's team wins silver medal in table tennis

The women’s table tennis national team won the silver medal at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, defeating the Turkish team. The Iranian team won the gold medal. The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games are held in …

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Freestyle wrestling

4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Freestyle wrestling

The final matches in women's freestyle wrestling were held at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Azerbaijani wrestlers, who won in four weight categories out of eight possible, showed their best. Maria Stadnik (up to 48 kg), Leila …

Eleventh day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: wushu

Eleventh day of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off in Baku: wushu

The eleventh day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games has kicked off in Baku. Today, the athletes will compete for 11 medal sets: wushu, tennis and table tennis competitions will be held. Today, the women’s and men’s table …

Azerbaijan#039s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva awards wrestling winners

Azerbaijan's First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva awards wrestling winners

Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President, Chair of the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva watched the finals of the women's wrestling competitions held at the 4th Islamic Solidarity …

Tatyana Omelchenko: victory in Islamic Games is a great joy

Tatyana Omelchenko: victory in Islamic Games is a great joy

A free-style wrestler from Azerbaijan, Tatyana Omelchenko who won the gold medal of Islamic Games, in an interview with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, noted that these are the first competitions of this level in her sports career. …

Azerbaijan#039s Kolesnik grabs silver medal at Baku 2017

Azerbaijan's Kolesnik grabs silver medal at Baku 2017

Women's freestyle wrestling competitions continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijan's Alyona Kolesnik (58 kg) won her first bout, but lost the second one, thus taking the second …

Tatyana Omelchenko wins gold medal in free-style wrestling

Tatyana Omelchenko wins gold medal in free-style wrestling

Azerbaijani athlete Tatyana Omelchenko won the gold medal of the Islamic Games in free-style wrestling (60 kg), by defeating an athlete from Turkey, Adakan Gomze. An athlete from Cameroon, Essombe Joseph, won the bronze medal. …

Leila Gurbanova: victory at home especially pleasant

Leila Gurbanova: victory at home especially pleasant

A representative of the Azerbaijani women's free-style wrestling team, Leila Gurbanova, who won the gold medal of the 4th Islamic Games (53 kg), said in a conversation with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, that she was especially pleased …

Leyla Gurbanova wins gold medal for Azerbaijan in women#039s wrestling

Leyla Gurbanova wins gold medal for Azerbaijan in women's wrestling

Azerbaijani athlete Leyla Gurbanova won the gold of the Islamic Games in Baku in women's wrestling (53 kg), by defeating her opponent from Turkey, Burku Kebich, Aigul Nuralim from Kazakhstan won the bronze medal. …

Natalia Sinishina: I am grateful for support of the entire Azerbaijani people

Natalia Sinishina: I am grateful for support of the entire Azerbaijani people

I am grateful for support of all spectators, all fans of wrestling and the entire Azerbaijani people, a winner of the silver medal of the Islamic Games in women's freestyle wrestling, Natalya Sinishina said. "Of course, I was …

Maria Stadnik: you can become a chion only by defeating yourself

Maria Stadnik: you can become a champion only by defeating yourself

The final meeting was easy, although the responsibility before the fans made me worried, but I coped with myself, a winner of the gold medal of the Islamic Games in women’s freestyle wrestling (48 kg), Maria Stadnik said in an interview …

Azerbaijan#039s Sinishina grabs silver medal at Baku 2017

Azerbaijan's Sinishina grabs silver medal at Baku 2017

Women's freestyle wrestling competitions continue as part of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Trend reports. Azerbaijan's Natalia Sinishin took on Turkey's Bediha Gun, winning two out of three bouts, taking the second …

Blessing Oborududu: Islamic games organized brilliantly

Blessing Oborududu: Islamic games organized brilliantly

The Islamic games are brilliantly organized competitions, a gold winner in women’s freestyle wrestling (63 kg) from Nigeria, Blessing Oborududu, said in a conversation with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. "This medal is …

Alice Manolova: fans helped me to win gold medal of Islamic games

Alice Manolova: fans helped me to win gold medal of Islamic games

A representative of Azerbaijan’s women's free-style wrestling national team in weight up to 69 kg, Alice Manolova, who won in today’s competitions at the Islamic Games in Baku, said in a conversation with a correspondent of …

Elmira Gambarova: Bronze medal of Islamic Games is a high achievement

Elmira Gambarova: Bronze medal of Islamic Games is a high achievement

The bronze medal of the Islamic Games is a high achievement, Azeri athlete Elmira Gambarova said in an interview with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. She took the third place in women's freestyle wrestling (63 kg) at the Islamic …