|.||Maral Heyet, Dr Heyet’s daughter has revealed a fact that her father’s last wish was ignored by the racist government of Iran. Dr Heyet was born in Tebriz, Capital of the South Azerbaijan where it is now inside Iran. Dr Heyet had left a will, asking his family to bury him in Tebriz city next to Shehriyar the famous poet and author. However, Iranian embassy in North Azerbaijan (Republic of Azerbaijan) had denied any transfer of Dr Heyts body to Tebriz.|
|.||“Today’s resolution, which the United States is proud to co-sponsor, represents the Council’s strong unified position that all member states must disrupt the terrorist financing and foreign fighter recruitment networks that are fuelling the violence perpetrated by ISIL, the al-Nusra Front and other associates of al-Qaida in the region,” said Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the UN shortly after the vote.|
|.|| Eight soldiers from the Azerbaijani army have reportedly been killed in a clash on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border on Friday.
The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense said Armenian reconnaissance troops were spotted while attempting to reach Azerbaijani positions in the towns of Aghdam and Terter.
|.||Israeli shelling has killed at least 40 Palestinians near the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Friday, according to hospital sources there, as the latest Middle East ceasefire collapsed just hours after it began.|
|.||Seid Metinpur is one of the South Azerbaijani activists who is serving sentence in result of false accusations. Mr matinpur is sentenced to 8 years and had been denied medical leave since. On Sunday he was released for 3 days to visit his family.|
|.|| Israel has rejected a proposal presented by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for a cease-fire between Israel’s military and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, Israeli medi reported..
Israeli public television and a government source say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet have voted against the proposal as
|.|| Turkish think-tank ORSAM released a report to underline the miserable situation of Iraqi Turkmen.
People alleging Turkey of helping only Palestinians and ignoring Iraqi Turkmens are trying to fuel racist sentiments, Turkish Prime Minister and presidential
|.|| The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behavior in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.
The sanctions on
|.|| At a press conference today Director of the Institute for Peace and Democracy (IPD) Leyla Yunus announced the strategy and tactics of the Centre to Resist Repression (CRR) to boycott European Games in Baku in the summer of 2015.
The main principles of the Olympic Movement are peace, equality, humanism, humanity, human rights, tolerance, said Yunus. In this sense, it is inadmissible
|.||Palestinian officials in Gaza say more than 60 people were killed during Israeli military operations over the past 24 hours, making it the most deadly period since the latest conflict began July 8. More than 400 Palestinians have been killed in Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s military response to Hamas rocket attacks.|
|.|| The recent announcement that Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan will visit Baku in September is the latest indicator that a thaw in Azerbaijani-Iranian relations is underway.
The first signs of warming relations appeared in early April, when Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited Iran, where he met with his Irania
|.|| Ukraine has rejected any truce with pro-Russian separatists until the insurgents completely disarm, amid a call by Western leaders for Russia to intervene to calm tensions.
In a statement on July 8, Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said “negotiations are possible only after the rebels lay down their arms
Mahmoud Abbas calls for an end to the offensive on Gaza as Israel maintains response to rocket attacks
|.|| The strikes are part of a campaign called ‘Operation Protective Edge’, designed to seek out suspected Hamas militants who had been firing rockets into southern Israel.
People were reportedly warned to evacuate
|.|| Even before the final results were in, the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s presidential election was being questioned.
The June 14 runoff between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani was marred by allegations of widespread fraud, with each candidate claiming victory and neither appearing willing to accept defeat.
|.|| In Iraq, the president of the country’s autonomous Kurdish north, Massoud Barzani, has asked the regional parliament to prepare for a referendum on independence.
The recent dramatic change in the region means