Topic: Middle East

By Loveday Morris and Liz Sly MOSUL, Iraq (Washington Post) — A sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in US-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the[...]

NEW YORK (Reuters) — International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and a young Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters pushed Iraq on Thursday, March 9 to allow a United Nations investigation into[...]

ALEPPO, Syria ( — Catholicos Aram I Keshishian of the See of Cilicia of the Armenian Church, visited the Forty Martyrs Cathedral, which is located in the Jedaideh district of old Aleppo, on Saturday, January 7, to[...]

PARIS — The 180th anniversary of the birth of Ottoman-Armenian composer Dikran Tchouhadjian will be marked in March. The author, an actor, musician, producer and director, is director of the Dikran Tchouhadjian International Institute[...]

NEW YORK (Armenpress) — In a triumphant win for the thousands of Yazidi women who have been enslaved by the Islamic State, Amal Clooney has confirmed that she will represent victims of the Yazidi genocide, including ISIS survivor and[...]