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Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday inaugurated the impressive mosque in Istanbul’s historical square where it stands at the gateway to famed Istiklal Avenue, Daily Sabah writes. Taksim Mosque in Istanbul’s eponymous square was opened on Friday by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marking an end to countless efforts and legal challenges to build it in the secular but Muslim-majority country

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Conundrum Over Caucasian Albania

Since the beginning of the modern conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, interest in the history of Caucasian Albania has grown rapidly along with the politicization of the subject matter. Caucasian Albania is an ancient state, termed in …

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100-year anniversary of Dagestan ASSR

This year marks 100 years since the founding of the Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (DASSR). The corresponding decree was issued on January 20, 1921. This day, according to many historians and politicians, became the starting point for a new stage for the Dagestani peoples

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What we need to know about 1918 massacres of Azerbaijanis

March 31 marks the Day of the Genocide of Azerbaijanis - on March 31, 1918, militants of the Dashnaktsutyun nationalist party and the Bolsheviks began mass murders of Azerbaijanis in Baku and other Azerbaijani cities . What do we need to know …

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Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Albans

It is important to know Karabakh's history to understand the reasons behind current geopolitical developments in the South Caucasus, Fazil Gasimov, a PhD student in Istanbul University, UNESCO Representative of UNESCO-accredited "Ashiq Shamshir" Cultural Center Public Union writes in the article OPINION - Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Christian Albanians for Anadolu Agency. He shares the results of his research on Karabakh's history from different sources

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The end of the Nagorno-Karabakh region as we know it?

The new trilateral agreement spells the end of the “Nagorno-Karabakh” region as we know it. There is no empirical “Nagorno-Karabakh” anymore to match its oft-used geographic-political or – legal label. Ethnic Armenians will get the same cultural and linguistic rights as other minority groups in Azerbaijan

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