Topic: History

PRINCETON, N.J. — Talaat Pasha (1874–1921) led the triumvirate that ruled the late Ottoman Empire during World War I and is arguably the father of modern Turkey. He was also the architect of the Armenian Genocide, which would result in[...]

In the aftermath of World War I, US President Woodrow Wilson was wearing the mantle of peacemaker. It was in that role that he proclaimed World War I was the war to end all wars. Unfortunately, subsequent events came to disprove him and[...]

LOS ANGELES — Educators attending a professional development conference at Ferrahian High School. Two University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation staff members recently shared the Institute’s work related to the Armenian[...]

WATERTOWN — Dr. Susan Pattie will present her newly published book, The Armenian Legionnaires: Sacrifice and Betrayal in World War I, at the AGBU New England Center, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, on Thursday, November 29, at 7:30 p.m.[...]

WATERTOWN — For the first time in their history, a substantial portion of the archives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) and the first Republic of Armenia, held in the Hairenik Building in Watertown, have been opened to the[...]

BATON ROUGE, La. — Parishioners of the St. Garabed Parish of Baton Rouge gathered over the weekend of October 13-14 to remember the heroic defenders of the city of Hadjin. Visiting pastor Fr. Tateos Abdalian traveled to share in the[...]

CAIRO — On October 24, Egypt lost one of its best known and talented contemporary artists of Armenian origin, Chant Avedissian. He had been battling lung cancer for three years. Avedissian was born in 1951 in Cairo, the son of Armenian[...]

FRESNO — Explorer Steven Sim and producer Ani Hovannisian will give a presentation on “The Hidden Map of Historic Armenia” on Tuesday, November 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The “I Am Ashurbanipal, King Of The World, King Of Assyria” exhibition will open at London’s British Museum November 8 and will run through February 24, 2019. The Culture Ministry of Armenia announced that[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan In August 2018, US President Trump angrily announced that sanctions will be implemented against Turkey, and personally against the Turkish ministers of interior and justice. What was the reason for Trump’s fury? The[...]