Middle East

Over 400 Young Professionals Attend AGBU FOCUS 2017 in Beirut

Biennial Event Raises Close to $100,000 for the AGBU Scholarship Program BEIRUT—Young professionals boarded flights from as far as Australia, Brazil, Thailand, and beyond to participate in AGBU FOCUS 2017 in Beirut Aug 2-6. Following the tradition established 16 years ago, over 400 guests came [more...]

August 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Ambassador Meets with Speaker of the Syria’s Parliament

DAMASCUS, Syria (A.W.)— On June 21, the Speaker of the People’s Assembly of the Syrian Arab Republic (Parliament) Hadiyeh Abbas affirmed the importance of strengthening the relations between Syria and Armenia and the need to promote them in order to best serve the interest of the two countries. [more...]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Bureau Chair Visits Aleppo, Meets with Organization Representatives

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)— Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau chairperson Hrant Markarian met with the representatives of various Aleppo-Armenian organizations during his recent visit to the city, reported Aleppo-based Armenian news outlet Kantsasar. A scene from the meeting (Photo: [more...]

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Aid to Syria Arrives in Latakia

  LATAKIA, Syria (A.W.)— On June 7, an aircraft carrying humanitarian aid from Armenia to Syria arrived at Latakia’s Khmeimim military airbase, reported the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the Syrian Arab Republic. On June 7, an aircraft carrying humanitarian aid from Armenia to [more...]

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Photos: May 28 Celebrations in Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—Thousands of community members celebrated 99th anniversary of the establishment of the First Republic of Armenia on May 28 in Aleppo. According to Aleppo-based Armenian news outlet Kantsasar, the celebration took place in the courtyard of the Karen Jeppe Armenian School [more...]

May 30, 2017 // 1 Comment

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

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