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Job Opportunity: Executive Director – Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc.

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc. is seeking a new Executive Director. The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to function within a not for profit, with entities in 27 different countries. The Executive Director is responsible for establishing and executing major goals and objectives [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

Poem: The Nightingale of Avarair

  By Father Ghevond Alishan Translated by Alice Stone Blackwell Grigor Khanjyan, Battle of Vardanank, 1995-1998, tempera, 580 x 670 cm WHENCE dost thou come, O moon, so calmly and softly; Spreading o’er mountain, valley, and plain thy light, And over me the Patriarch, wandering sadly, With [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

EAFJD Observation Mission Releases Initial Report on Artsakh Referendum

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—The referendum on the draft constitution of the Artsakh Republic took place on Feb. 20. The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) deployed a mission of eight professional, highly experienced independent observers from Spain, the United Kingdom, [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Destruction at Tadem: The Purge of the Armenians

Special for the Armenian Weekly Yet another plague has recently shaken Turkey: the purges of academics from Turkish universities. According to the BIA news network, 4,811 academics from 112 universities have been discharged by five statutory decrees declared during the state of emergency. Fifteen [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 7 Comments

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