Articles by Weekly Staff

Artsakh Forces Quell Largest Azerbaijani Attack Since Last April

Artsakh Defense Ministry Reports Several Azerbaijani Casualties, No Armenian Servicemen Killed STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Azerbaijani forces made two major offensive attempts early on Feb. 25, in what is being described as the most intense fighting along the Artsakh [more...]

February 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Feud Erupts Among Republican Party of Armenia Candidates

YEREVAN—One man was beaten while several others were questioned by the police on Feb. 23, as a result of a bitter feud that sparked between two election candidates of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), RFE/RL’s Armenian service reported. Arayik Grigoryan (L) and Murad Muradyan (R) [more...]

February 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Azerbaijani Forces Target Talish in Latest Ceasefire Violation

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Azerbaijani Armed Forces continued to violate the ceasefire in the northern direction of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Line of Contact (LoC) on the morning of Feb. 24, using different caliber weapons. Talish in the days following the Four-Day War in April 2016 [more...]

February 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Serviceman Gor Khudinyan Killed on Artsakh LoC

At Least One Azerbaijani Soldier Killed as Armenian Forces Counter Azerbaijani Offensive STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Defense Army contract serviceman Gor Khudinyan (b. 1991) was killed at the northern direction of the Artsakh Line of Contact (LoC) under unclear [more...]

February 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Delegation Visits Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia (A.W.)— At the invitation of the Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, an Armenian delegation led by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan arrived in Georgia on Feb. 23 as a part of a two-day visit. Prime Minister Karapetyan arrives in Tbilisi (Photo: Press Office of the [more...]

February 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

Obituary: Alice Derderian

  A long time Hairenik supporter and dedicated member of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Chicago “Zabelle” chapter for over 40 years, Alice Derderian passed away Jan. 19. Alice Derderian Born in Jerusalem to Armenian Genocide survivors Simpad and Armenouhi Kassardjian from Marash, Alice [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Youth Participate in Regional Meeting in Iran

  TEHRAN, Iran (A.W.)—Representatives of Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) student and youth associations participated in a regional meeting entitled “The Armenian Youth and the Envisioned Future in Armenia and the Middle East,” on Feb. 15-17 in Tehran, Iran. The meeting was [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Azerbaijan Continues to Fire at Artsakh Positions

Artsakh Ministry of Defense Refutes Azerbaijani Claims of an Infiltration Attempt STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Azerbaijani forces violated the ceasefire regime on the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Line of Contact (LoC) more than 105 times on Feb. 21-22. According to a press statement released by the [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 2 Comments

Nerses Nalbandian’s Legacy Honored in Watertown Tribute Concert

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—Hundreds packed into the Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Theatre for the Arts in Watertown on Feb. 19 to take in the sold-out tribute concert “The Emperor, the Nalbandians and the Dawn of Western Music in Ethiopia,” dedicated to Ethiopian music icon Nerses Nalbandian. A [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

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