Nardaran


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Nardaran

 

an urban-type settlement in the Azerbaijan SSR, in Lenin Raion of the city of Baku. Carpets are manufactured, and there is a vegetable-growing and dairy sovkhoz. Among the noteworthy architectural monuments is a castle built in 1301 by the architect Makhmud, son of Saad, which is situated in the center of a square courtyard surrounded by a wall. There are baths, which were constructed in 1388 by the architect Hush-tasif, son of Musa, a mausoleum (14th century), and the khan’s summer house (15th century). The Hadji-Bahshi mosque, built in 1663 by the architect Murad Ali, is also in Nardaran.

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BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- Azerbaijan's law enforcement forces have lifted a ban on entry and exit with regards to the Nardaran township, where a special operation took place a day before, Trend's correspondent at the scene reported Dec.
Currently, the residents and cars are allowed to enter Nardaran, after a check-up.
strongly condemned today s attacks on journalists during a police raid against members of a radical group in the village of Nardaran, on the outskirts of Baku.
According to reports, unidentified assailants attacked a cameraman with the ITV public broadcaster during a police operation in Nardaran.
Some of those jailed were residents of the village of Nardaran, a stronghold of Muslim activism near the Azerbaijani capital.
Reportedly, from January to February, approximately 25 residents of a religious community in Nardaran were arrested on a range of charges varying from hooliganism and drugs possession to treason.
When asked about his plans for the Day of Ashura, he told the chief that he planned to report on the Day of Ashura from Nardaran.
NARDARAN: A woman with her head uncovered is a rare sight in Nardaran, an impoverished village on the Caspian Sea which has become a stronghold of Islamic activism in ex-Soviet Azerbaijan.
The authorities insist that the new rules will remain in force, but in Nardaran, local resident Hikmet Aliyev said that schoolgirls would continue to wear headscarves whatever the education ministry said - setting the scene for potential future conflict.
In Nardaran, a village 45 km from Baku, the capital's boulevards crammed with boutiques give way to a labyrinth of winding, dusty streets.
During the attack in the Nardaran neighborhood, many other political activists were also arrested.
According to FNA dispatches, in the latest wave of arrests, Azeri security forces arrested 20 prominent Islamist activists and scholars in Nardaran neighborhood in the capital, Baku.