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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The Iranian propaganda, the Haqqin article said, criticized the Nardaran events as an "infringement of rights and persecution of Shias.
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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.
He is sure that the mass arrests of Shias in Nardaran are aimed against Iran and advises Azerbaijan not to conduct such a policy
Some of those jailed were residents of the village of Nardaran, a stronghold of Muslim activism near the Azerbaijani capital.
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.
Quickly, however, the state bodies responsible for religious issues became concerned about proselytism, especially after riots in Nardaran, (one of the major growth centers for Iranian Shiism) and tensions in the Lenkoran region, along the border with Iran.
In Nardaran, a village 45 km from Baku, the capital's boulevards crammed with boutiques give way to a labyrinth of winding, dusty streets.
For this purpose, three lighthouses - Absheron, Nardaran (Amburan) and Shuvalan lighthouses - were built on the north shores of Absheron peninsula.
In an attack on Muharram ceremonies in Nardaran town in 2015, several people were killed.