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Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan.

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 130 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 26.

- AzerNews - AZ

European Parliament: Status quo in Karabakh conflict fragile.

Status quo in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is fragile, David McAllister, chairman of the European Parliament's committee on foreign affairs, said on May 25, RIA Novosti reports.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan.

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan refutes Armenian media's groundless claims.

Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry has accused Armenia of systematic blackmail and slander against international organizations.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenians set fire to occupied Azerbaijani lands.

- Today.Az - AZ

No incident during OSCE contact line monitoring.

The OSCE monitoring held along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops passed without incidents on May 25, the press service of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said in a message.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenians set fire to occupied Azerbaijani lands.

Armenia continues to tense the situation along the frontline with new provocations. Besides constantly violating the ceasefire with Azerbaijan, the occupant forces deliberately set fire to Azerbaijani territories.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia threatens to operate Khojaly airport in occupied lands of Azerbaijan.

The years pass by but the issue of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains at present without a solution. On the contrary, the problem aggravates even more as the Armenian side always comes up with another provocation against Azerbaijan.

- AzerNews - AZ

Victim of Turkish DC embassy brawl set to sue over injuries.

A demonstrator involved in the last week's violent clash with guards of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells VOA a lawsuit will be filed over injuries sustained during the May 16 melee outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Armenia-born Lucy Usoyan, an ethnic-Y...

- The Raw Story - US

Armenian troops breach truce with Azerbaijan.

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 124 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 25.

- AzerNews - AZ

General Vicar of Armenian Patriarch Aram AteƟyan Resigns.

General Vicar of the Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Aram AteƟyan has resigned.

- Bianet - TR

Victim of Turkish Embassy Brawl: White House Inaction Sign of 'Weakness'

A demonstrator involved in the last week's violent clash with guards of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells VOA a lawsuit will be filed over injuries sustained during the May 16 melee outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Armenia-born Lucy Usoyan, an ethnic-Yazidi who became a U.S. citizen after ...

- Voice of America - US

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Armenia must comply with UNSC resolutions

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia fails test for democracy

Armenia has failed the test for democracy, says the report titled American funding of the Armenian democracy' prepared by the President of the National Press Club of Armenia Narine Mkrtchyan.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 120 times in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 120 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 24.

- AzerNews - AZ

EU's Mogherini: Karabakh conflict needs early political settlement

The European Union believes the status quo is unsustainable and the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs an early political settlement in accordance with international law, EU High Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini said.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani speaker: Armenia violates regional security, stability

Armenia, continuing the occupation of 20 percent of the Azerbaijani territories, violates the regional security and stability, said Ogtay Asadov, Azerbaijan's Parliamentary Speaker.

- AzerNews - AZ

Russian expert: Armenia will have to leave territories of Azerbaijan

The recent Armenian provocation, which resulted in destruction of the Osa surface-to-air missile system of the Armenian Armed Forces by the Azerbaijani side, continues to be widely debated in Armenian media and expert community.

- AzerNews - AZ

Yerevan Hands Over to Russia Soldier Convicted of Murdering Six Armenians

A Russian soldier convicted of murdering six members of an Armenian family will be transferred to Russia to carry out his life sentence, demonstrating the influence Moscow continues to enjoy in its much smaller Caucasian ally. Armenia's Ministry of Justice announced on May 18 that it would send the soldier, Valeriy ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Armenia attacks Azerbaijan's positions, violates ceasefire

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia attacks Azerbaijan's positions, violates ceasefire

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 115 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 23.

- AzerNews - AZ

Terrorist attack, Palestinian riots in Jerusalem as Trump visits shrines

May 22, 2017, 4:30 PM A Palestinian Monday attacked an IDF checkpoint in the Arab Abu Dis suburb of Jerusalem. He was shot before he hurt anyone. Riots erupted in some Palestinian neighborhoods of the city while visiting President Donald Trump and the first lady were touring the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City. ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Sargsyan accused of killings in Armenian army

- Today.Az - AZ

Expert: Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijani lands cause instability in S.Caucasus

- Today.Az - AZ

European Parliament urged to support Baku Peace Platform

Azerbaijan has called on the European Parliament and other international organizations to support the Peace Platform between Armenia and Azerbaijan, said Samad Seyidov, the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations.

- AzerNews - AZ

Expert: Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijani lands cause instability in S.Caucasus

The illegal occupation of sovereign territories of Azerbaijan by Armenia and constant violation of international law by Yerevan cause instability in the South Caucasus region.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenian troops breach truce with Azerbaijan 128 times in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 128 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 22.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 128 times in 24 hours

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 117 times in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 117 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

Hajiyev: Armenian occupation of Azerbaijani lands - main reason of ceasefire violations

The OSCE MG co-chairs should urge continuation of substantive talks to change the status quo of the Nagorno-Karabakh's occupation, which is unacceptable and unsustainable, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman of Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry, tweeted May 20.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia continues shelling Azerbaijani positions

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 139 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 20.

- AzerNews - AZ

New convention targets illicit trade in artifacts from war zones

An international convention targeting the illicit trade in cultural artifacts took effect on Friday, a move to curb what is regarded as a major source of funding to militant groups in conflict zones. Armenia, Cyprus, Greece, Portugal and San Marino as well as Mexico became the first countries on Friday to sign the ...

- Iraq Oil Report - US

International Mediators Condemn Cease-Fire Violations In Nagorno-Karabakh

International mediators brokering a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict condemned recent cease-fire violations in the region in a statement issued on May 18.

- Radio Free Europe - US

FM: OSCE MG must demand Armenia to withdraw troops from Azerbaijani lands

The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs must in the first place follow the updated Madrid principles they prepared, and demand Armenia to withdraw troops from the occupied Azerbaijani territories, said Hikmat Hajiyev, the spokesman for Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry.

- AzerNews - AZ

Baku: Armenian leadership abusing supreme principle of int'l law

- Today.Az - AZ

FM: OSCE MG must demand Armenia to withdraw troops from Azerbaijani lands

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia Sends Gyumri Massacre Convict To Russia To Serve Life Sentence

A Russian soldier convicted of murdering a family of seven in the Armenian city of Gyumri in 2015 has been sent to Russia to serve out his life sentence, the Armenian Justice Ministry says.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Armenia continues breaking ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 113 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 19.

- AzerNews - AZ

EU: Status quo in Karabakh conflict unsustainable

The status quo in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is unsustainable, reads the Report on the Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy Review by the EU.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia continues breaking ceasefire with Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Thought Platform Demands Armenian Patriarchate Election Process be Started

The Thought Platform has launched a petition on change.org about the Armenians not being able to elect a patriarch for over eight years.

- Bianet - TR

Erdogan's security, supporters assault Kurdish, Armenian protesters outside Turkish embassy in D.C. - media

Opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey were drawn into a violent confrontation outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington on Tuesday night in what the Metropolitan Police chief said was “a brutal attack,” according to The New York Times.

- UNIAN - UA

Karabakh's April War, One Year Later

Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.   A year after the worst clashes between Azerbaijani forces and the Armenian-backed Karabakh army since the 1994 ceasefire, regional experts warn that any future outbreak of violence is likely to be even deadlier. More than a dozen civilians living on the ...

- IWPR - UK

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