celebrations in Caucasus

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the Festival of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar. On this day Muslims gather at a mosque for a common prayer and sacrifice an animal to honor the …

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"Azerbaijan proud of its army"

Azerbaijan is proud of its army, and the Armed Forces Day is a great holiday for the Azerbaijani people, the representatives of Azerbaijani public and government officials said, speaking with the correspondents of Vestnik …

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Azerbaijan celebrates National Salvation Day

Today Azerbaijan is celebrating the National Salvation Day. Azerbaijan gained independence in October 1991. The first years of the country's independence were characterized by the crisis within the country and in the government. …

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Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday [festival of breaking of the fast]. During the whole month millions of Muslims around the world refrained from eating and drinking before sunset. Today Muslims has been making …

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Baku marks Pushkin's birthday and Russian Language Day

On Baku 6, Baku is marking the birthday of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, who is considered the founder of the modern Russian literary language, as well as the Russian Language Day. Participants of the event laid flowers to …

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Azerbaijani president pardons four Russians

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order pardoning 634 people on the occasion of the centenary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Among the pardoned, there are 39 foreign citizens, including …

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OIC congratulates Azerbaijan on Republic Day

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has congratulated Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on occasion of the Republic Day. Al-Othaimeen …

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