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Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

ANKARA Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday signed a decree on partial military mobilization in the country following the border clashes at the Armenia-Azerbaijan frontier. According to the decision on the...

Russian opp. leader says Merkel visited him in hospital

MOSCOW Russia’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny confirmed on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him in hospital in Berlin. "The meeting did take place, but it shouldn't be referred as...

Hamas in contact with Egypt to secure injured fisherman

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Hamas group said on Sunday it is in contact with the Egyptian authorities to secure the return of a wounded Palestinian fisherman whose two brothers were...

Qatar: Trump retreats from supporting blockading states

DOHA  Qatar’s defense minister said that US President Donald Trump has backed down from supporting states imposing blockade on Doha. “There is a strategic alliance between the US and Qatar based...

China urges dialogue over Azerbaijan-Armenia dispute

ANKARA China on Monday called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to hold political dialogue to resolve their disputes. Addressing a news conference in Beijing, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said: “China...

Killing of Palestinians by Egyptian navy condemned

ANKARA The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) on Monday condemned the killing of two Palestinian fishermen brothers by the Egyptian navy.  "The Union strongly condemns the incident of killing the...

US’ Pompeo visits Greece amid tensions in E.Med

ANKARA  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday, to discuss bilateral relations as well as recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Pompeo arrived...

Trump pays no income tax in 10 years: Report

ANKARA US President Donald Trump did not pay any federal income tax in 10 of the last 15 years, according to a report on Monday.  He only paid $750 federal income...

Aliyev, Macron discuss Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

BAKU  The presidents of Azerbaijan and France on Monday discussed escalating hostilities after the Armenian forces shelled Azerbaijani military and civilian positions in the occupied Upper Karabakh, or Nagorno-Karabakh region. Emmanuel...

Azerbaijani army takes control of occupied high grounds

ANKARA  Azerbaijani army cleared several "advantageous high grounds" around the Talysh village of the occupying Armenian forces, the country's Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday. Border clashes broke out...

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Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

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