This Christmas, Don’t Shop Amazon… Shop Armenia!

By Tania Sahakian and Arsineh Valladian Special to the Armenian Weekly It can be argued that through the development stages of a country, a time comes when focus shifts to the arts. A country in the infant stages of capitalism and consumerism, Armenia is experiencing an emergence of art and [more...]

December 14, 2017 // 4 Comments

Unparalleled Armenian Television: ‘Janapar’—The Road Less Traveled

Picture breathtaking, sweeping views of Armenia. Visualize panoramic landscapes of an historic place populated for more than 6,000 years. Imagine drone camera footage, a bird’s-eye view of the country’s diverse and colorful geography, its mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes. Buckle your seat [more...]

December 12, 2017 // 6 Comments

Armenia Adopts Law against Domestic Violence at Last

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The National Assembly of Armenia today adopted legislation aimed at combating domestic violence by introducing criminal and administrative liability against those found guilty of the newly defined crime. The law was passed with 73 votes for and 12 against, with 6 abstentions, after [more...]

December 8, 2017 // 9 Comments

Armenian Churches Urge Trump to Reconsider Divisive Jerusalem Declaration

(L to R) His Holiness Aram I and Lebanese President Michel Aoun (Photo: Press service of the Catholicosate of Cilicia) BEIRUT—One of the oldest cities in the world, Jerusalem is a historic center for ethnic and monotheistic communities of the Middle East. The Armenian presence in Jerusalem dates [more...]

December 7, 2017 // 26 Comments

FBI Uncovering Turkish Ties within the White House

Special to the Armenian Weekly Is there any connection between Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s pleading guilty for lying to the FBI and an Azeri-Turkish businessman’s testifying about having worked with Turkish President Erdogan’s government? (Graphic: The [more...]

December 5, 2017 // 23 Comments

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