March 15, 2016
The Syrian crisis has proved to be a clash of several powers and their satellites, where ‘the-enemy-of-my-enemy-is-my-friend’ scheme doesn’t always work. All the sides make good at pursuing their interests not only on their own or with the help of allies, but also through occasional alliances with opponents.
How Armenian vezirs revived Fatimid Caliphate
May 12, 2016
Numerous Armenians, who settled in foreign countries, used to occupy high-ranking military and state positions there. PanARMENIAN.Net presents the history of Armenians in medieval Egypt, specifically in 11-12th centuries, known as the epoch of Armenian vezirs.
May 19, 2016
There are a lot of historical episodes and phenomena that are interpreted and presented differently by different sources. However, there are events that all parties prefer to forget. The massacre of Russian soldiers by Caucasian Turks (also referred to as Transcaucasian Tatars, the ancestors of Azerbaijanis) in Shamkhor in 1918 is one of such events.
The constitution says the president has to be impartial and to keep out of party politics, but Erdogan has no intention to keep out of the fray.
May 16, 2015
It’s less than four weeks to go before parliamentary elections in Turkey on June 7, and it looks like President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is panicking. Or worse.
Operation Nemesis was a covert operation by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation carried out from 1920 to 1922, during which a number of former Ottoman political and military figures were assassinated for their role in the Armenian Genocide.
March 15, 2014
Ottoman Armenian Soghomon Tehlirian assassinated the former Grand Vizir Talaat Pasha in Berlin in the presence of many witnesses on March 15, 1921 as an act of vengeance for his role in orchestrating the Armenian Genocide. The move was a part of the Dashnak Party's Operation Nemesis.
One of the most prominent Kazakh citizens, who found refuge on the shores of Lake Geneva - Victor Khrapunov and his family.
April 12, 2013
In recent years, Switzerland has been actively filled by very wealthy citizens, originally from Kazakhstan. Many of them have chosen this country as a place for their permanent location, not only for the love of the nature beauty, but because of the neutrality of the state. Most of them choose Switzerland as a second home in a means of escape from prosecution in his homeland.
Current state of Catholic Church is not enviable: pedophilia and homosexualism accusations, banking machinations are not adding to people’s respect.
March 12, 2013
The cardinals of the Catholic Church have locked themselves within the Sistine Chapel, signaling the launch of the secret election, or conclave, in which the next Pope will be picked.
In the light of deteriorating Russian-Azeri ties TANAP might be viewed as an attempt to be turned into a Nabucco project.
March 5, 2013
The Nabucco consortium signed a cooperation deal with Turkey’s Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP).
Control over the Middle East became a focal point in the superpowers’ policy after oil was discovered in the region.
February 17, 2013
The Middle East is gradually going back to the times of the First World War, when most of its territory made part of the Ottoman Turkey and numerous Arab tribes fought against one another. Europe, particularly Great Britain deemed this intertribal strife as national liberation struggle for independence.
Five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany are expecting Iran's response on halting its nuclear programme.
January 31, 2013
Iran proposed Cairo as venue for talks on the nuclear programme with the “Big Six” international negotiators scheduled for late January. Egyptian authorities already approved the meeting in Cairo. Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) of Iran Saeed Jalili and EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton are now finalizing the date and time of the meeting. Earlier, the negotiations between Iran and the Big Six were reported to be held on January 28-29 in Istanbul.