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News & Analysis

Strategic Political Shift in Azerbaijan

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Shawwal 27, 14402019-07-01

With the emergence of the Huseyniyyun organization in Azerbaijan, the Aliyev regime has lost its monopoly on force. It bodes ill for the autocratic ruler.

News & Analysis

Azerbaijan: Political Violence Triggers Social Earthquake

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

The heroic act of Yunis Safarov has led to social earthquake in Azerbaijan putting the dictatorial regime in a bind: ignore the protests and appear weak, use the iron-fist and provoke more backlash.

News & Analysis

Nardaran events’ long-term repercussions for Azerbaijan

Our Caucasus correspondent

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

Whereas the Aliyev regime’s brutal crackdown of Islamic activists has failed to cow them down, it will in fact result in the shortening of the regime’s shelf-life.

Special Reports

Triangle of resources: Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Three countries in South Asia—Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan—have between them enormous mineral and energy resources. This makes them the special target of predatory powers.

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Daily News Analysis

Seeking solution to the Karabakh conflict in the Prophetic Sirah

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Akhirah 27, 14372016-04-05

In June 2010, we published this commentary on the conflict in Karabakh. We reproduce it in view of the renewed conflict underway in Karabakh today between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

News & Analysis

Iran, Russia, and winds of change in Central Asia

Our Central Asia Correspondent

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Change is in the wind in Central Asia and the Caucasus. How Iran and Russia manage their affairs and relations will have profound impact on future developments.

Daily News Analysis

Regime blocks Islamazeri.az – one of the most popular Internet websites in Azerbaijan

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 21, 14372016-01-31

The dictatorial regime of Ilham Aliyev, a throwback to the Soviet era, clings to primitive methods to block accurate news, especially relating to imprisonment of Islamic movement activists, from reaching the people. Islamazari, one of the most popular websites in Azerbaijan is the frequent victim of such attacks, the latest being just two days ago. Such tactics will backfire on the regime.

News & Analysis

Aliyev pushes Azerbaijan toward civil war

Our Own Correspondent

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14372016-01-01

The illegitimate Aliyev regime is determined to cling to power at any cost, including starting a civil war in the country that would cost it dearly.

Daily News Analysis

Chronology of the latest events in Azerbaijan

Crescent International

Safar 22, 14372015-12-04

Crescent International is providing a brief chronology of the confrontation between the Aliyev regime and the Islamic movement in Azerbaijan as the regime is severely restricting most of non-regime controlled media through coercive action.

Daily News Analysis

Aliyev regime murders six Azeri citizens, and arrests Sheikh Baqirzade, for the third time

Crescent International

Safar 14, 14372015-11-26

The dictatorial regime in Azerbaijan massacres innocent Muslims, and arrests the leader of the Islamic movement, Sheikh Tale Baqirzade. What has prompted the illegitimate regime to resort to such tactics and whose interests does it serve. We examine the issue as information is still trickling in from Azerbaijan...

Daily News Analysis

Sheikh Abgul the socio-political benchmark of authenticity in Azerbaijan

Crescent International

Shawwal 21, 14362015-08-07

Four years after his sentencing, Sheikh Abgul Suleymanov is turning into a major symbol against the corrupt Aliyev regime.

Daily News Analysis

With Sheikh Taleh Bagirov's imminent release from prison, Azerbaijan to enter new political milestone

Crescent International

Shawwal 12, 14362015-07-29

The anticipated release of Sheikh Taleh Bagirov from prison is likely to have wider implications for the political landscape in Azerbaijan. While the regime and secular opposition forces have lost credibility, the Islamic movement is gaining strength and adherents. The Aliyev regime, however, will not take it lying down and may strike in its customary vicious ways.

Azerbaijan: Repression of the Islamic movement

Maksud Djavadov

Ramadan 21, 14352014-07-19

(One of the Muslim countries with a tense political situation and an emerging Islamic identity which is not being covered by the corporate media is Azerbaijan Republic. In order to acquaint the Muslim Ummah with the situation in Azerbaijan, 5Pillarz conducted an interview with Maksud Djavadov, who is a researcher for the Toronto-based Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT) and a journalist for ICIT’s publication, Crescent International, specializing in covering the Muslim countries of the former USSR.)

News & Analysis

Aliyev regime dug own grave with electoral fraud

Maksud Djavadov

Muharram 27, 14352013-12-01

By massively rigging the vote and having it declared a day before the actual election date, Ilham Aliyev's regime increased the possibility of a civil war.

Daily News Analysis

Sheikh Abgul to be sent to maximum security prison in Azerbaijan

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 16, 14342013-04-27

Ilham Aliyev’s oppressive tactics are raising the credibility and influence of the Islamic movement in Azerbaijan.

Special Reports

The Safavid dilemma of the Aliyevs

Maksud Djavadov

Dhu al-Hijjah 16, 14332012-11-01

Aliyevs, the illegitimate rulers of Azerbaijan are going nuts over coverage given to the Safavid rulers whose projection they see as threatening their rule. The real reason is that the Aliyevs fear the rise of the Islamic movement in the former Soviet republic.

News & Analysis

Western HR organizations and Azerbaijan

Maksud Djavadov

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

The notion that the West plays by the rules, which sound great on paper, and works in accordance with established principles, has led to tragic consequences for Islamic movements in places like Algeria and Bahrain.

Special Reports

Confronting the brutal tactics of the Azeri regime

Maksud Djavadov

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

The US-backed Aliyev regime uses gimmicks and tame opposition to stay in power.

Islamic Movement

Azerbaijan: Israeli-Aliyev strategic ties exposed

Our Caucasus correspondent

Rabi' al-Awwal 09, 14332012-02-01

By making the Islamic movement its primary target over the past three years, the regime has actually bestowed greater credibility on the movement as the only legitimate opposition to its oppressive policies and therefore, worthy of public support.

News & Analysis

Hijab ban reinvigorates Azeri Islamic movement

Our Own Correspondent

Rabi' al-Thani 27, 14322011-04-01

In October 2010, the ruling regime in Azerbaijan banned hijab in public schools and revived an unprecedented socio-political activism of the Islamic movement. The mobilization is not only domestic, but also international. For the first time an international conference on an Islamic issue in Azerbaijan was organized.

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