Topic: History

BERLIN (Deutsche Welle) — The German Reich provided the Ottoman Empire with the weapons to carry out the Armenian genocide, a new report claims. Prussian officers also laid the “ideological foundations” for the massacre, according to[...]

VATICAN CITY (Armenpress) — The official inaugural ceremony of the bronze statue of St. Gregory of Narek will be held in the Vatican on April 5, the Italian Catholic news service ACI Stampa reports. The author of the article, Andrea[...]

As the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group co-chairs continue to spin their wheels in their efforts to settle the Karabakh issue, armed with the mantra that there is only a non-military solution to the[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — A nation’s cultural cleansing is a destruction of its history, a “rape of its culture,” stated Tasoula Hadjitofi, on Friday, February 2, to an overflow crowd at the Zohrab Information Center of the[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Erdogan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the Muslim minorities[...]

By Hovsep Daghdigian KAMARIS, Armenia — Kamaris is a village in Kotayk marz (province) with a population of about 2,000, according to figures from 2001. There are reportedly Bronze Age tombs in the vicinity. Atop the hill past the old[...]

SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature passed AB 97, the Budget Act of 2017 on June 15, which allocates $10 million to support the History-Social Science curriculum framework, as well as regional trainings and professional development[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On May 28 Armenians worldwide celebrated the 99th anniversary of establishment of the First Republic of Armenia and the historical victory in the battle of Sardarapat. On May 28, 1918,[...]

YEREVAN ( — The 360° images of cultural monuments of Western Armenia and Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia will be exhibited in the National Gallery of Armenia from May 16 to June 16. Last year Ucom LLC and 360°Armenia implemented a[...]

By Sissag Varjabedian BEIRUT — On January 16,1971, in this damp cold Beirut winter, we buried an Armenian mother endowed with singular capacities — my mother or Mairig, as we, her children, used to call her. Being one of her children[...]