Category: History

Archaeologists continue to unearth NE Turkey’s Ani ruins
Culture, History

Archaeologists continue to unearth NE Turkey’s Ani ruins

Scientists, art historians, archaeologists, architects and students from 17 universities have restarted the excavations on the ruins of the archaeological site of Ani, located in Turkey’s ... Read More

Restoration work at Mehmandarovs’ Estate Complex is carried out by Heydar Aliyev Foundation
History

Restoration work at Mehmandarovs’ Estate Complex is carried out by Heydar Aliyev Foundation

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have viewed the current stage of restoration work carried out at the ... Read More

103 years passes since liberation of Baku by Caucasian Islamic Army
History

103 years passes since liberation of Baku by Caucasian Islamic Army

On September 15, Azerbaijan marks the 103rd anniversary of Baku’s liberation from the Bolshevik-Dashnak occupation. On this day in 1918, the Islamic Army of the ... Read More

They Run Because They Know the Facts: Ottoman Archives Are the Most Reliable
History

They Run Because They Know the Facts: Ottoman Archives Are the Most Reliable

Senior Advisor to the President, Prof. Seyit Sertçelik said that the Armenians avoid the establishment of a joint history commission to investigate the "so-called genocide" ... Read More

The Ottoman Relocations of Armenians 1915
History

The Ottoman Relocations of Armenians 1915

“Armenian genocide” day is commemorated on 24th April each year. However, it is unlikely anybody actually died on this day in 1915. What happened was ... Read More

On the Zangezur Question – Part Two
History

On the Zangezur Question – Part Two

As 1919 gave way to 1920 the Government of the Azerbaijan Republic faced the same old problem in Zangezur, with the infiltration of Armenian armed ... Read More

On the Zangezur Question – Part One
History

On the Zangezur Question – Part One

Azerbaijan's state archive possesses numerous documents from the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic's Extraordinary Investigation Commission on the massacres perpetrated against Azerbaijanis in the Zangezur region between ... Read More