ARF feature

Rustamyan: ARF Likely to Be Assigned 3 Ministries, 2 Governor Posts 

ARF Bureau member Armen Rustamyan during his Feb. 10 interview with Armenian Public Television (Photo: Armenian Public TV) YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) will likely be assigned three ministerial posts as well as two governor positions, said ARF Bureau member Armen [more...]

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seta Demirci (

8 Suspects Detained in Attack on Elderly Armenian Couple in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—Eight suspects were apprehended in the case of a home invasion that targeted an elderly Armenian couple in Istanbul’s Shishli district on Feb. 6. Seta Demirci, 79, and her husband Hagop Demirci, 85, were found in their apartment bound with ropes and gagged. Hagop Demirci [more...]

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

ANCA urges increased grassroots action in support of expanded U.S. aid to Artsakh, including funding for the Lady Cox Regional Rehabilitation Center in Stepanakert. Pro-Armenia and Artsakh advocates can take action at


ANCA Presses for Increased Artsakh Aid; Expanded U.S.-Armenia Trade

Urges Community Action WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) continued calls for grassroots action to increase aid to Nagorno-Karabagh and foster stronger U.S.-Armenia trade relations, as President Obama rolled out his Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) budget request earlier today. [more...]

February 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ben feature

ANCA Cries Foul over Turkish Airlines Super Bowl Ads

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—American commercial broadcast television and radio network CBS’s Super Bowl 50 pregame broadcast on Feb. 7 was sponsored in part by Turkish Airlines. The company used its airtime to feature its media partnership with the upcoming film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” [more...]

February 8, 2016 // 11 Comments

Turkish ambassador to the Vatican, Mehmet Paçacı

Turkey Reinstates Ambassador to Holy See Following Vatican Statement

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—The Turkish ambassador to the Vatican, Mehmet Paçacı, returned to his post at the Holy See on Feb. 4, after a 10-month absence following the historic Mass held by Pope Francis in honor of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide on April 12, 2015. Turkish Ambassador to the [more...]

February 4, 2016 // 33 Comments

A bus belonging to the Sahagian Armenian School suffered extensive damages

Aleppo’s Nor Kyugh District Suffers in Missile Attack

 ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—Aleppo’s Armenian-populated Nor Kyugh district was attacked by missiles on Feb. 3, according to a report by Aleppo-based Perio News, which claimed the attack came from militant opposition groups. One of the missiles hit an area between the St. Gregory the Illuminator [more...]

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo)

Rustamyan: ARF Ready to Risk Approval Rating for Armenia’s Betterment

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau member and head of the party’s political affairs Armen Rustamyan said that risking the party’s approval rating by co-operating with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) is a better price to pay than losing the country. [more...]

February 3, 2016 // 6 Comments

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