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57th Independence Day of The Republic of Tunisia

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History: Tunisians have traded and interacted with other Mediterranean cultures since 12th century BC. Ancient Carthage, the great city-state founded in 814 BC, so prospered in trade and commerce that it is attracted the eyes of an expanding Romans Empire. The fall of Carthage in the second century BC ushered in nearly 700 years of Roman rule. Tunisia prospered as ... Read More »

Azerbaijan Remembers Victims of Khojaly Massacre

Azerbaijanis around the world commemorates one of the most tragic days in their history on 26 February of each year. 16th year has passed since hundreds of innocent men, women and children from the town of Khojaly in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan were slaughtered by Armenian troops. The Khojaly massacre at the hands of Armenian troops stands as one ... Read More »

Nizami Ganjavi , Great Azerbaijani Poet and Philosopher

by Zahida Aamir The great Azerbaijani poet and philosopher Nizami Ganjavi (the real name is Mohammed Ilyas Yusif oqlu: 1141-1209) was born and lived his whole life in Ganja, the second largest city of Azerbaijan. His parents died when the poet was still young. Ilyas was brought up by his uncle, received education in madrasah, perfectly studied the medieval sciences ... Read More »

Shusha – The Cradle of Caucasian Civilization. 20 Years of Occupation.

The Armenian –Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict rages on for the last more than two decades and resulted with occupation of 20% of Azerbaijani lands, flood of one million refugees, and killing of around 30 thousands Azerbaijanis. 20 years ago, on 8 May, 1992 the cradle of Azerbaijani culture –the city of Shusha was occupied by Armenian forces. The huge numerical inferiority of the enemy supported by 40 tanks of the Soviet Army did not scare Azerbaijanis. Hundreds of defenders of the town and civilians embraced martyrdom but did not step back. Read More »