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The Holy Trinity Armenian Evangelical Church in Kessab, Syria

Two Missiles Hit Kessab

Report Says Missiles Came From Direction of Turkish Border KESSAB, Syria—The mostly Armenian-populated Syrian town of Kessab was hit by two BM-21″Grad” missiles at 3:15 and 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 20, according to a report by the Aleppo-based Kantsasar newspaper. One of the missiles, which [more...]

January 20, 2016 // 3 Comments

A scene of the destruction

Aleppo Armenian Church Damaged in Missile Attack

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—The Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Church in Aleppo’s Munshieh district was severely damaged after militant groups launched a missile attack on several Aleppo neighborhoods, including Munshieh, Azizieh, and Saad Jabri on the morning of Jan. 17. According to the Aleppo-based [more...]

January 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Garo Paylan (Photo - Ermenihaber.am) feature

Paylan Calls for Removal of Religious Affiliation from Turkish IDs

Armenian MP Also Calls for Eradication of Secret Ethnicity Classification Codes Garo Paylan (Photo: Ermenihaber.am) ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Garo Paylan, an Armenian parliamentarian of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), on Jan. 13 proposed that the Turkish Parliament remove the religious [more...]

January 15, 2016 // 10 Comments

European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD, ANC of Europe) has initiated a change.org petition and is urging active participation to prevent the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe from adopting pro-Azerbaijani resolutions that can hinder the Nagorno-Karabagh peace process.

EAFJD Action Alert Aims to Stop Anti-Karabagh Measures in Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Asbarez)–The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD/ANC of Europe) has initiated a change.org petition and is urging active participation to prevent the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) from adopting pro-Azerbaijani resolutions that [more...]

January 11, 2016 // 2 Comments

Nineteen-year-old NKR serviceman Aramayis Voskanian

19-Year-Old NKR Serviceman Becomes First Armenian Casualty of 2016

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Nineteen-year-old Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) serviceman Aramayis Voskanian became the first Armenian casualty of 2016 on Jan. 9, in the ongoing conflict on the Azerbaijan-NKR Line of Contact (LoC). According to a statement released by the NKR Defense Ministry, [more...]

January 11, 2016 // 3 Comments

2015 Leo Sarkisian Interns with Ambassador John Evans

ANCA-ER Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Summer Internship in DC

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Leo Sarkisian Internship (LSI) Program in Washington, D.C. The 8-week-long program, now in its 31st year, is a great opportunity for students to learn the inner [more...]

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

The French Legion of Honor, established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, is awarded for excellent civil or military conduct.

Six Armenians Awarded France’s Highest Honor

  The French Legion of Honor, established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, is awarded for excellent civil or military conduct. PARIS, France (A.W.)—Two French-Armenian historians, Anahide Ter Minassian and Raymond Kevorkian, are among five Armenian recipients of the French Legion of Honor [more...]

January 5, 2016 // 11 Comments

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