Middle East

Turkish Flags Spark Controversy at Homenetmen Lebanon Basketball Game

BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—Two Turkish flags raised at the Jan. 8 Lebanese basketball match between Armenian club Homenetmen and Riyadi has sparked much controversy in the past few days. Photographs of the flags began circulating on social media networks shortly after the game—a display that many [more...]

January 10, 2017 // 3 Comments

A Lasting Commitment: Aleppo-Armenians Celebrate 126 Years of the ARF

‘We are Like Trees in a Forest; We Resist Storms Not by Extending our Branches, but by Deepening our Roots and Standing Tall,” Says Keynote Speaker ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—The 126th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) was celebrated in Aleppo on Dec. 9, at the city’s [more...]

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

ARF Central Committee of Lebanon Meets with President Aoun

  BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—Representatives from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Central Committee of Lebanon met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Dec. 5. The delegation included Member of Parliament Hagop Pakradouni, and ARF Central Committee members Avedis Gidanian, and [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bchakjian Laid to Rest in Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—The funeral of longtime Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) member and leader of the defense of the Armenian neighborhoods of Aleppo Raffi Bchakjian (b. 1961), who was killed in a rocket attack on June 10, took place at Aleppo’s Sourp Asdvadzadzin (St. Mary) Armenian [more...]

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Haigazian Celebrates International Women’s Day

By Mira Yardemian On Tues., March 8, Haigazian University celebrated International Women’s Day by honoring four accomplished women from diverse backgrounds and experiences who had a great impact on Lebanese society. They are Helene Badaro, Asma Zein, Claudia Marshalian, and Lena Gebrane. The [more...]

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Barsamian: We Need to Resurrect Socialism

Special for the Armenian Weekly “Capitalism is resilient. It comes back in different ways and forms,” explained Alternative Radio founder and director David Barsamian in a talk in Beirut on Tues., Feb. 23, organized by the ARF Zavarian Student Association. ‘Capitalism is resilient. It [more...]

March 2, 2016 // 8 Comments

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