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Getting to Know Michael He: The ‘Armenia Enthusiast’

  Special for the Armenian Weekly It all began with a tour guide video of Yerevan. Michael He wanted to show his friends and family back home in Atlanta, Ga. the country in which he was living as an intern. It all began with a tour guide video of Yerevan… He had no prior knowledge about [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 13 Comments

Meet Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan, the Man Defending Human Rights in Artsakh

The Armenian Weekly’s Exclusive Interview with Artsakh Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan On March 9, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan met with the editors and staff of the Hairenik Weekly and Armenian Weekly newspapers, as a part of his tour of the Eastern [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speaking with Heroes: An Exclusive Interview with Artsakh Servicemen

  The Armenian Weekly’s Ani Avetyan Speaks to NKR Servicemen Who Captured an Azerbaijani Solider Last Week Senior Lieutenant Hovhannes Arakelyan has been the talk of the town in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) lately. Senior Lieutenant Hovhannes Arakelyan (Photo: Ani Avetyan/The Armenian [more...]

February 9, 2017 // 2 Comments

‘Women of 1915’ Florida Premiere to Take Place on Jan. 19

Maronian: ‘Our Ultimate Goal Is Prevention of Future Genocides…’ Award-winning filmmaker Bared Maronian’s latest documentary film “Women of 1915,” tells the story of heroic Armenian and non-Armenian women who, during the tumultuous years of the Armenian Genocide, played an instrumental [more...]

January 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Havresc: A David & Goliath Story In Iraq

  An Interview with Filmmaker David Ritter   The Iraqi village of Havresc (originally called “Hay Vrej,” the Armenian words for “Armenian revenge”) was once populated with Armenian Genocide survivors and their descendants. Against all odds, the village of 150 families blossomed [more...]

December 20, 2016 // 7 Comments

Crypto-Assyrians: Who are they?

By Sabri Atman Though the majority of Assyrians are Christians—some agnostic and some atheists as well—there are also a large number of Muslim Assyrians that are proud of their Assyrian identity. Assyrian refugees on a wagon moving to a newly constructed village on the Khabur river in Syria. [more...]

November 28, 2016 // 4 Comments

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