Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The program Armenian Cultural Hour has been held every Friday by the Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian church’s Cultural Committee over the past two months, and more than 10,000 people have tuned in. Every Friday,[...]

YEREVAN — According to official government reports, unemployment rates in Armenia will go up from 17.7 percent to 19 percent as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to alleviate the economic consequences, the[...]

BEIRUT (Arab Weekly) — Lebanese-Armenian TV host Neshan Der Haroutiounian will stand trial for “insulting” the Turkish president and the Turkish people, the Arab Weekly reports. Der Haroutiounian will be tried in court in October[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will present an online lecture on Sunday, July 26, at 5 p.m. (Eastern U.S.[...]

By Philip Chrysopoulos BOSTON (Greek Reporter) — The mosaics of Hagia Sophia are world-renowned priceless artifacts not only of Greek Orthodoxy but also of Byzantine Civilization and Hellenism. What is lesser known is that the[...]

By Amberin Zaman ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkey warned its eastern neighbor Armenia on July 16 that it would bear the consequences for its attacks against its ethnic Turkic kin in Azerbaijan that have killed 16 people on both sides since[...]

By Mustafa Akyol The recent decision by the Turkish government to reconvert the majestic Hagia Sophia, which was once the world’s greatest cathedral, from a museum back to a mosque has been bad news for Christians around the world. They[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/STOCKHOLM — I first met the artist Thelma Emen in 1997, during the months I lived in Sweden, and then twice in Istanbul and Stockholm. She was born in 1945 in Istanbul. There[...]

By Harry Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator DETROIT — As the COVID-19 crisis has wreaked havoc on the nation and particularly the state of Michigan, the Metro Detroit Armenian community and the St. John’s Armenian Church[...]

BAKU (Eurasianet.org) — Up to 30,000 Azerbaijanis demanding war with Armenia protested in Baku, challenging the government to take a harder approach to the conflict and breaking into the country’s parliament building. The unprecedented[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) —The Azerbaijani side has resumed military actions in violation of an agreement on cessation of hostilities, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on July 16. On July 16, early in the morning, the[...]