Topic: History

By Haykaram Nahapetyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator WASHINGTON – During his recent trip to Washington, in connection with the Armenian Folklife Festival in the American capital, President Armen Sarkissian of Armenia visited Roosevelt[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and the May heroic battles were solemnly celebrated in Armenia. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pshinyan, President Armen Sarkissian, Catholicos of All[...]

One hundred years after the historic Battle of Sardarapat, a visit to ground zero allows a visual survey of the landscape, along with resurrecting the memory of those who sacrificed their lives at that spot and the memory of those who[...]

By Ayda Erbal BEIRUT — A first in nine years and deferred for 5 years for security reasons, Lebanese elections were held on May 6 and brought victory to Hezbollah party and its allies. This was an election with many changes, challenges[...]

By Ayda Erbal Special to the Mirror-Spectator BEIRUT — For the first time in nine years, after being deferred for five years for security reasons, Lebanese elections were held on May 6 and brought victory to the Hezbollah party and its[...]

FRANKFURT, Germany — Armenians who gathered in Frankfurt’s historic Paulskirche this year for the traditional commemoration of the 1915 genocide were among the first to join in prayer with the new Primate of the Armenian Church in[...]

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[...]