All posts tagged: caucasus

The Developments between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Last week, Moscow accused Azerbaijan over violating the cease fire agreement which was signed in November 2020. Recently, Azerbaijan had seized the village of Parukh in Artsakh, while two Armenian soldiers have been killed in ongoing attacks using combat drones. The Russian defence ministry also accused Azerbaijani troops of using Turkish-made drones to strike Karabakh troops, while the foreign ministry […]

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline: Energy Transport Routes Its Strategic Importance and Conflicts

International agencies reported last Tuesday, 22/2/2022, the news of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s announcement of suspending the approval of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with Russia, and his warning of possible additional sanctions, and that this suspension was a response to Moscow’s recognition of the two separatist regions in eastern Ukraine. (Al-Hurra Agency; France […]

“Pass out your judgment, verily, you pass judgment only in worldly life” [TMQ 20:72]

On February 11, 2022, the Southern District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don issued two sentences against Muslims from Crimea, under the so-called “cases of Hizb ut-Tahrir”, sentencing Vadim Bektemirov and Zekirya Mamutov to 11 years in a strict regime colony. The Russian authorities accused these two Muslims of organizing and participating in terrorist activities.