Azerbaijan and Armenia have been contesting this region of the South Caucasus since before the break-up of the Soviet Union.
The 120,000 residents of the disputed region are being deprived of food and medicines after a crucial link to Armenia was cut off by Azerbaijan.
Renewed fighting in the South Caucasus has some wondering, “Where are the great powers?”
In recent months, Azerbaijan has manufactured a green movement to choke off the contested region’s supplies via the Lachin corridor. The move reveals loopholes within the 2020 ceasefire agreement.
Moscow’s preoccupation with the war in Ukraine has opened up an opportunity for Azerbaijan to put military pressure on Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Facing political turmoil, a weak and unpopular prime minister and indifferent allies in Moscow, Armenia faces an unpalatable choice.
A peace deal brokered by Russia ended the war on Nov. 9, but the rich architectural heritage of the region is still at risk.
Erdoğan’s aggressive foreign policy is one of the reasons Turkey’s economy is suffering a downturn.
Each side in the bloody Nagorno-Karabakh conflict accuses the other of war crimes. Such allegations attract foreign attention and possibly intervention, but rarely lead to a peaceful solution.
A new ceasefire is unlikely to stop clashes between the warring expat communities around the world.
Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting over the contested territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. But what do the people who live there want?
As fighting continues between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, neighbouring Iran has offered to mediate.
Renewed conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is rooted as much in the past as it is the present.
After more than 20 years of tenuous ceasefire, Nagorno-Karabakh is once again the centre of a violent conflict. And its people haven’t exactly had their say.