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President Aliyev appoints wife as VP

President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, as First Vice-President of Azerbaijan. Mehriban Aliyeva (52) was elected to the National Assembly in 2005 but apart from that does […]

Cabinet of Azerbaijan

Yagub Abdulla Eyyubov First Deputy Prime Minister Abid Goja Sharifov Deputy Prime Minister Elchin Ilyas Afandiyev Deputy Prime Minister Ali Javad Ahmadov Deputy Prime Minister Ali Shamil Hasanov Deputy Prime […]

President sacks Communications Minister

The Azeri-Press Agency (APA) has announced that Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov has been dismissed from his post upon the decree of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. […]

Ruling party wins as opposition boycotts election

Azerbaijan’s ruling centre-right New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) has won yesterday’s general election, taking at least 70 of the 125 seats in the National Assembly or Milli Majlis according to preliminary […]

Parliamentary 2015

An election to the National Assembly (Milli Majlis) took place on 1 November 2015. New Azerbaijan Party (Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası) 69 Civic Solidarity Party (Vətəndaş Həmrəyliyi Partiyası) 2 Motherland Party (Ana Vətən […]

Azerbaijan to elect new Milli Majlis

Azerbaijan is voting today to elect the 125 members of the National Assembly or Milli Majlis. There are 769 candidates standing for election from 15 parties and one bloc (which […]