Ari Janessian holding a photograph from his beloved Aleppo (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

‘Stash for Syria’: Janessian Moustache Raises Funds for Relief

BELMONT, Mass.—Belmont’s Ani Catering and Café looks a little more authentic these days. Ari Janessian, the operator of the Middle Eastern eatery, can be seen wrapping falafel sandwiches and slicing shards of stacked meat sporting a healthy new moustache, reminiscent of the whiskers on the [more...]

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Selahattin Demirtas

Demirtas Unharmed after Apparent Assassination Attempt

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (A.W.)—The co-leader of Turkey’s leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, was unharmed after a suspected assassination attempt on Nov. 22. An HDP spokesperson said that the rear window of Demirtas’s bullet-proof car was hit by a bullet on Sunday [more...]

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dana Mazalova, Anna Karapetyan, Tsvetana Paskaleva, Bedo Demirdjian, MEP Eleni Theocharous & Ambassador Tatoul Markarian

Journalists Speak Up on NKR at European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium—A hearing titled, “Journalists’ Eyewitness Accounts in Armed Conflicts: The Case of Nagorno-Karabagh” was held in the European Parliament on Tues., Nov. 17. Participants included a large number of guests, members of the European Parliament, as well as members of [more...]

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Banquet Committee members with Awardees Sayat Tekir and Fehiye Cetin

ANCA-ER Celebrates Grassroots Advocacy at Sold-Out Banquet in Detroit

The 9th Annual Banquet Brings Together Hundreds of Activists from Around the Midwest DETROIT, Mich.—Hundreds of advocates from the Midwest and around the U.S. came together at the historic Westin Book Cadillac hotel to celebrate the accomplishments of the Armenian National Committee of America [more...]

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

The aftermath of the attack in Bourj el-Barajneh, which claimed the lives of 43 people

ISIS Terror Attacks Shake Paris, Beirut (UPDATED)

Lebanese Foreign Minister: Paris and Beirut Attacks Are Connected; Both Countries Stand as Symbols of Diversity, Freedom of Speech, and Religion A series of coordinated attacks were carried out in the French capital of Paris and its northern suburb Saint-Denis on the evening of Nov. 13. The [more...]

November 16, 2015 // 16 Comments

ANCA DC Fly in for #NKPeace

ANCA Initiates Washington Advocacy Days for Artsakh Peace

Pro-Artsakh Advocates Flying to Nation’s Capital on Dec. 8-9 WASHINGTON—Grassroots supporters of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic’s (NKR/Artsakh) search for peace will converge upon Washington, D.C., on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-day Capitol Hill advocacy campaign organized by the [more...]

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

'A New Constitution, A New Beginning'

ARF Calls New Constitution an ‘Opportunity for a New Beginning’

YEREVAN (A.W.)—In its efforts to urge the citizens of Armenia to vote for the proposed constitution in the Dec. 6 national referendum, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s (ARF) Supreme Body of Armenia recently published a promotional pamphlet outlining the reasons for the party’s support [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund affiliates in the United States recently announced the launch of their joint fundraising campaign 'Our Home.'

Telethon 2015 to Benefit Artsakh Families

  LOS ANGELES—Hayastan All-Armenian Fund affiliates in the United States (Armenia Fund, Inc./Los Angeles and Armenia Fund USA/New York) recently announced the launch of their joint fundraising campaign “Our Home.” This innovative campaign will culminate with the live 12-hour broadcast of [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

Lavrov and Nalbandian in Yerevan (Photo: Photolure)

Lavrov Criticizes PACE on Karabagh

Says OSCE Co-Chairs Are the Authorized Mediators of Karabagh Conflict YEREVAN (A.W.)—Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian in Yerevan on Nov. 9, said that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

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