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  • Azerbaijan Thwarts Terror Attack Against Israel, Jewish Targets

    01/24/2012 12:43:11 AM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies
    HAARETZ.com ^ | Published 01:48 23.01.12Latest update 01:48 23.01.12 | By Eli Shvidler
    "Azerbaijan thwarts terror attack against Israeli, Jewish targets Security official in Baku links Iran to planned operation; three men detained." SNIPPET: "Three men were detained last week after planning to attack two Israelis employed by a Jewish school in Baku, the Azerbaijan Ministry of National Security has revealed. Meanwhile, an Azeri commentator considered close to the republic's president has launched a scathing indictment of Iran. The Azeri ministry said it had arrested a cell that planned to "kill public activists," before it became apparent that the intended victims were two Israeli Chabad emissaries, a rabbi and a teacher employed by...
  • Azerbaijan military threat to Armenia

    11/22/2009 3:34:43 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 6 replies · 845+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/22/2009 | Andrew Osborn in Moscow
    Azerbaijan and Armenia held a presidential summit on Sunday amid warnings that a full blown war is brewing over a festering territorial dispute. Azerbaijan and Armenia held a presidential summit yesterday amid warnings that war was brewing between the countries over a festering territorial dispute. Ilham Aliyev, the president of Azerbaijan, said the negotiations in Munich were a final attempt to avert a military confrontation. They were convened by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe as part of efforts to find a peaceful solution to a problem that has divided the two former Soviet republics since the 1991...
  • Iran Azeris protest over cartoon (Another protest by Azeris on Saturday. Anger still strong.)

    05/29/2006 2:30:19 AM PDT · by Wiz · 11 replies · 425+ views
    BBC News ^ | 2006 May 28 | Matthew Collin
    There have been demonstrations in several parts of north-west Iran, with thousands of ethnic Azeris protesting at a newspaper cartoon. Azeris said the cartoon, which was published earlier this month, compared them to cockroaches. Reports from the cities of Ardebil, Naqadeh and Meshkin Shahr say Iranian security forces fired on demonstrators, killing at least five people. Dozens of others were injured and hundreds arrested. The cartoon was published in a state-owned newspaper. It showed a succession of people attempting to talk to a cockroach in Persian. Each time, the insect responded by saying, in Azeri: "What do you mean?" Azeris...
  • IRAN: Cabinet closes paper over cartoon (Iranian regime afraid of Iranian Azeris, 25% of population)

    05/24/2006 12:35:43 AM PDT · by Wiz · 1 replies · 381+ views
    AKI ^ | 2006 May 23
    Tehran, 23 May (AKI) - The Iranian cabinet closed a state-owned newspaper on Tuesday after a cartoon it published sparked major protests by Iran's Azeri community. The cartoon published in Friday's edition of "Iran" newspaper represented a boy speaking to a cockroach in Persian while the cockroach replied "What?" in the Azeri language, widely spoken in north-west Iran. Police had to use tear gas against thousands of angry Azeris in the northwestern city of Tabriz who were protesting against the cartoons. Other demonstrations were reported in Urmia, Ardebil, Mianeh and Zanja, all in Iranian Azerbaijan, the local media said on...
  • Iran's Azeri minority protests mocking cartoon (Iranian newspaper insults local Azeris)

    05/23/2006 9:00:17 AM PDT · by Wiz · 3 replies · 281+ views
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Members of Iran's Azeri minority hurled stones in violent protests on Monday, enraged by a newspaper cartoon they said insulted them, a semi-official news agency and a witness said. The ILNA labor news agency said thousands protested in the northwestern city of Tabriz and that police used teargas to try to disperse the crowd. The exact number of demonstrators could not be confirmed. A resident said furious protesters threw stones at banks and smashed windows. "They are angry because ... we (Azeris) are insulted by a cartoon," Soraya, a 40-year-old mother, told Reuters by telephone from Tabriz....
  • Persians and Hollywood

    11/28/2005 3:36:59 AM PST · by oslonor · 209+ views
    http://oslonor.blogspot.com/ ^ | Nov 26 2005 | oslonor
    Welcome to Oslonor Aryan Blog. My name is Oslonor and I live in California with my Persian wife. I am not Iranian myself but I am interested about Iran's history and culture. If you want to know how I look like, I found this picture on the internet which looks like me very much. So I am using this picutre. This blog is about "Who are the White Aryans in Iran?" We are discussing why Iranians are not accepted as white aryans or simply as white Europeans in US and Europe. One of the reasons is the image that Iranians...
  • The Policy of Turkification in Iran

    11/28/2005 3:30:15 AM PST · by oslonor · 10 replies · 910+ views
    oslonor ^ | Nov 26 2005 | oslonor
    The Turkification of Iran under the leadership of the former President Khatami has been carried under the banners of "Iranian Aryan Nationalism". The truth is these people represent the Azeri nationalism and their base of support are Azeris. In their political campaign they always use Persian girls and they paint themselves as the inheritors of the Persian civilization. The policies of Turkification targets the Persian minority and tries to destroy the Persians as an ethnic minority and replace them with Turks. The policy is based in destroying the structure of Iranian population where Azeris live in separate and far...
  • al-Qaeda's Plans for Afghanistan & Central Asia

    09/24/2003 12:26:42 PM PDT · by katman · 3 replies · 474+ views
    Washington Post et. al. ^ | Sept. 18, 2003 | Winds of Change.NET
    Part of "Nathan's Asia -stans Summary" today. This Regional Briefing offers an in-depth look at Central Asia. He believes al-Qaeda is gearing up for a major offensive against American-related targets throughout the region. It also includes a link to this Washington Post article about an interview with a captured Uzbek terrorist: "...Karimov’s story, as recounted in a prison interview as well as interviews with his family, his wife, relatives of his victims and the Uzbek and Kyrgyz investigators who captured him, offers a rare inside look at the life of a foot soldier on the other side of the war...
  • Azeri peacekeepers leave for Iraq

    08/15/2003 9:15:31 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 234+ views
    BBC Monitoring ^ | August 15 2003 | ANS TV
    A total of 150 Azerbaijani peacekeepers left for Iraq a while ago. Our soldiers were seen off at [Baku's] Bina airport and flew to Iraq on a special plane. We should recall that the peacekeepers led by Officer Fuad Mammadov will serve in the towns of Kirkuk, An Najaf and Karbala for one year.
  • Azeri president collapses twice during speech

    04/21/2003 7:10:42 PM PDT · by Prince Charles · 8 replies · 221+ views
    Azeri president collapses twice during speech BAKU: Azeri President Haydar Aliyev, who has ruled his nation with an iron grip for nearly a decade, collapsed twice before reviving to complete a televised speech yesterday. The 79-year-old president was addressing a military audience in the capital's Palace of the Republic when he suddenly gasped, clutched his heart and collapsed. Live transmission ended abruptly as bodyguards rushed to support the man who has established an unassailable hold on power since becoming president of the ex-Soviet Caspian state in 1993. Broadcasting resumed 12 minutes later as the frail-looking leader, whom many Azeris call...