International

By Peter Lyukimson JERUSALEM (Vestnik Kavkaza) — Presidential officials of Israel and Armenia are having intensive negotiations on recognition of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey in 1915. The Armenian side proposed a plan, according to[...]

ANKARA (Today’s Zaman, Wall Street Journal) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been criticized recently for emphasizing the religious and ethnic backgrounds of his political rivals, made offensive remarks concerning[...]

Armenian Captive Dies In Azerbaijan By Hovannes Movsisian BAKU (RFE/RL) — A resident of an Armenian border village arrested by Azerbaijani security forces was reported dead on Friday one day after crossing into Azerbaijan in disputed[...]

MOSCOW (Wall Street Journal, Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts on Sunday, August 10, calling for a negotiated and peaceful resolution to the armed conflict in the South Caucasus[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The United States has urged Armenia to avoid doing business with Russian companies and individual entrepreneurs that have been subjected to US sanctions in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged role in the Ukraine crisis.[...]

TBILISI (RFE/RL) — Church officials in Armenia have expressed their concern over a violent incident in an Armenian church in Tbilisi this week that left several clergymen injured. In a statement disseminated on Sunday the Georgian[...]

By Naira Hayrumyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — While on his tour of South America last week, Armenian President Serge Sargisian gave an interview to the Argentine newspaper La Nacion, in which he stated that “the people of Armenia are[...]

MOSUL, Iraq (Asbarez) — The jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has been systematically attacking — and invading — key cities in Iraq, attacked the Holy Echmiadzin Armenian Church in Iraq’s second largest[...]

By Nabih Bulos Syrian Forces Retake Kessab DAMASCUS (Los Angeles Times) — Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad overran rebel positions in an Armenian border town in northern Syria on Sunday after months of fighting, according to[...]

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress) — On June 10, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission conducted a planned[...]

JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians prayed together Sunday inside the Jerusalem church that symbolizes their divisions, calling their historic meeting a step toward healing the[...]