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Irna: Persian language and literature major is offered in 160 universities abroad, while courses related to the Persian language, such as orientology, studies of Islam and studies of Iran are taught in 140 other universities around the world, Seyyed Mohammad-Reza...
Ha'aretz: If Second LieutenantHadar Goldin survived the explosion that killed two of his Givati Brigade team members, his capture marks the start of the third act in the bitter vision dubbed "Operation Protective Edge." The full text is available for...
Zeenews: Azerbaijan said that it had lost eight soldiers in three days of clashes with arch-foe Armenia on the border and near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region in a dramatic spike in tensions in the long-simmering territorial conflict....
Reuters: (The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, August 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Armenia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer DefaultRatings (IDRs) at 'BB-'. The Outlooks are Stable. The issue ratings on Armenia's...
News24: Azerbaijan has lost eight soldiers in three days of clashes with arch-foe Armenia near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region....
The Times of India: BAKU/YEREVAN: At least 10 people were killed in skirmishes between Azeri government forces and ethnic Armenian separatists controlling the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh enclave of Azerbaijan, officials from both sides said on Friday. The recurring violence around...
BBC News: Millwall have signed former Fulham defender Matthew Briggs on a one-year deal, following a successful trial. The 23-year-old, whose...
noodls: (Source: FCO - UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office notes with concern the charging on 30 July of Leyla and Arif Yunus, peace activists and prominent members of...
noodls: (Source: Petrofac Ltd) 01 August 2014 The Caspian Technical TrainingCentre (CTTC) recently celebrated ten successful years of operation in Baku, Azerbaijan. Located within BP's Sangachal gas processing and oil production plant, the CTTC is operated by BP,...
noodls: (Source: Amnesty International Australia) The persecution of human rights activists continues unabated in Azerbaijan, in spite of the obligations the country committed to as a member of Council of Europe and currently a chair of its decision making body, the...
noodls: (Source: EBRD - EuropeanBank for Reconstruction and Development) EBRD and Unibank provide support for expansion Author(s): Press OfficeDate: 01 August 2014 The EBRD and Unibank are providing a US$ 10 million loan to Dalgidj LLC, an Azerbaijani oil-service...
Ha'aretz: As midnight approached on Thursday, the security cabinet ministers received a phone call from the Prime Minister’s Office. Over the next hour, they were told, UN Secretary GeneralBan Ki-Moon and U.S.Secretary of StateJohn Kerry would declare the acceptance...