By Varouj Vartanian Special to the Mirror-Spectator On September 27, 2020, Azerbaijan invaded the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), which is an enclave inside Azerbaijan that is inhabited by 120,000 Armenians. In 1991 after[...]

By Dr. Hayk Kotanjian and Dr. Arthur Atanesyan Azerbaijan’s blockage of the sole route connecting Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh is causing significant hindrance to the delivery of essential supplies, including food and medical resources,[...]

By Aro Hovsepyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator I want to emphasize that, although I was born and raised Catholic, I am no longer one. It is often heard that Pope Pius XII, colloquially known as Pope Pacelli did not do enough to save Jews[...]

The population of Artsakh has been under blockade for more than 7 months now. The only road connecting Armenia to Artsakh-Lachin corridor is blocked. The situation is deteriorating as Azerbaijan has cut off all shipments of food, fuel and[...]

By Rabbi Avidan Freedman I recently saw an Israeli news broadcast that broke my heart three times, and, for a change, it had nothing to do with judicial reform. The average Israeli who saw the same broadcast would have seen it as entirely[...]

By Vahan Zanoyan Three years after the 44-day war, while both the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh remain in a de facto state of war, while an existential threat hangs over both republics, and while the global Armenian community is[...]

When Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia signed the November 10, 2020, trilateral statement, it seemed that the Kremlin scored another victory in the South Caucasus. It was a thinly veiled secret that Russia wanted to have boots on the grounds[...]

By Matt Broomfield The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this week received a formal complaint over a Turkish airstrike which struck a civilian hospital in the Yazidi homeland of Sinjar (Shengal) on 17 August 2021, killing eight[...]

By Taleen Postian Special to the Mirror-Spectator When becoming an Armenian priest, two paths are open to men who graduate from the seminary. One is to become a Der Hayr, a priest of a parish who must get married before he is ordained. The[...]

In recent months, I have been contacted by many readers who asked me to write about the controversy regarding the Jerusalem Armenian Patriarchate’s lease of around 25 percent of the Armenian Quarter to a Jewish investor for 98 years.[...]

As Armenia and Azerbaijan come closer to signing an agreement by the end of 2023, and competition grows between Russia and the West to lead the process and take the prize of the main pacifier, other regional actors take steps to clarify[...]