Middle East

Armenians of Lebanon Celebrate 126th Anniversary of the ARF

Pakradouni: ‘“The ARF is the Backbone of the Armenian People that Keeps Us Standing. It is Our Heart, Our Mind, and Our Strong Fist’ Markarian: ‘Participating Independently in the Upcoming Elections is a Very Important Factor for the ARF’ BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—On Jan. 27, Armenians [more...]

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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