About This Source - Al Jazeera English
The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.
Recent from Al Jazeera English:
Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh: Key cities targeted in Armenian, Azeri shelling” – below is their description.
Nine days into the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, both sides appear to be ramping up hostilities over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan’s defence ministry said Armenian forces were shelling three of its towns – Beylagan, Barda, and Terter. NATO’s chief Jens Stoltenberg and Russian president Vladimir Putin are calling for an immediate ceasefire. after dozens of casualties were reported in the deadliest fighting there for more than 25 years. The two former Soviet republics have long been in conflict over Azerbaijan’s breakaway, mainly ethnic Armenian region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Mingecevir in Azerbaijan. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Armenia
Armenia is a nation, and former Soviet republic, in the mountainous Caucasus region between Asia and Europe.
5 Recent Items: Armenia
In This Story: Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, the nation and former Soviet republic, is bounded by the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains, which span Asia and Europe. Its capital, Baku, is famed for its medieval walled Inner City.
5 Recent Items: Azerbaijan
In This Story: Nagorno-Karabakh
Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus, within the mountainous range of Karabakh, lying between Lower Karabakh and Zangezur, and covering the southeastern range of the Lesser Caucasus mountains. The region is mostly mountainous and forested.
5 Recent Items: Nagorno-Karabakh
In This Story: Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and a former officer of the KGB who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.
5 Recent Items: Putin
In This Story: Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician and a former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously being in the office from 1999 until 2008. He was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.