Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pulled off a stunning reversal in the year-old conflict with the help of armed drones supplied by the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Iran.
A group of generals called for the resignation of the prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, in a dispute that has its roots in a humiliating loss in a war last year.
For Armenians uprooted from their homes, and for Azerbaijanis returning to uninhabitable towns, “It’s going to be very hard to forgive.”
A village on the frontline of the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia welcomes peace — after more than two decades.
The iron-fisted tactics used against Georgia and Ukraine seem to have fallen out of favor, replaced by a more subtle blend of soft power and an implicit military threat.
The cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh may offer new hope for the preservation of threatened monuments everywhere.
The feud between Armenia and Azerbaijan has only been put on hold.
Armenians flee what they consider their historical home, after the end of a six-week war with Azerbaijan over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
A deal brokered by Russia ended the fighting for now over Nagorno-Karabakh, leaving Armenians to pack up and burn their houses as they retreat, while Azerbaijanis plan a return to long-lost lands.
How did a deep-rooted local conflict draw in regional powers? And after a cease-fire agreement, what are the prospects for peace?
As Russian peacekeepers deployed to enforce a lopsided peace agreement, Azerbaijanis were savoring their country’s triumph.
In an agreement brokered by Russia, Azerbaijan won many of the concessions it has sought for decades in negotiations over the Nagorno-Karabakh separatist region.
The country asserted on Sunday that its military had gained control of a strategically important site that overlooks the regional capital, Stepanakert. Armenian officials said fighting continued.
Caught in an Armenian rocket attack, a New York Times reporting team captures the agony of an expanding, dirty war.
While Azerbaijan is clearly the main driver of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, analysts say, Armenia’s populist prime minister pushed the situation to the brink.
As the country’s soldiers advance in the conflict with Armenia, every “liberated” territory is celebrated and tens of thousands of refugees plan their return to lost lands.
A humanitarian asks if America will step in to prevent an atrocity.
Times journalists find civilians huddling in basements as a three-week-old conflict over the disputed Caucasus territory hints of a long and punishing fight.
A truce brokered just a week earlier failed to hold. The war between the two Caucasus countries has already killed hundreds.
Armenians and Azerbaijanis coexisted in Soviet days. But conflict over the disputed territory exploded in the late 1980s, leaving festering wounds that have erupted anew.
The Armenian Defense Ministry said most of the front line was “relatively calm.”
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan are coming to Moscow for a Russian-brokered negotiation on a limited truce to exchange prisoners and casualties.
Hundreds of people have already died in fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Bigger neighbors can help stop the bloodshed.
Without engagement from the United States, the region may be engulfed in war.
Fueled by the pandemic, uprisings in Belarus and Kyrgyzstan and a war in the Caucasus region are undermining the influence of the Russian leader.
Stepanakert, the capital of the ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, came under bombardment on Monday as both sides used powerful, long-range weapons.
Fighting in and around the breakaway enclave shows signs that a local ethnic dispute is spiraling into a regional conflict.
Nikol Pashinyan, Armenia’s prime minister, said he was promised a call with President Trump over Turkey’s role in the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Then Mr. Trump fell ill.
Escalation on both sides suggests that an extended conflict may ensue in Nagorno-Karabakh, increasing the possibility of involvement by countries like Russia and Turkey.
The governments of both countries reported action with tanks, military helicopters and artillery in a rapid escalation of a long-simmering conflict.