Topic: Syria

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — A total of 235 Syrian Armenians received Armenian citizenship in the second quarter of 2019, including 34 in Damascus and 201 in Aleppo, the government announced late in August. All of them were exempted from[...]

By Uğur Ümit Üngör Yerevan: From Culinary Desert to Oasis The first time I visited Yerevan was for the fieldwork for my Ph.D. research in the summer of 2006, when I took the tantalizingly slow Soviet night train from Tbilisi. Back[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Two-time European Weightlifting Champion Simon Martirosyan has joined the We are With You humanitarian campaign of the Armenian Center For Humanitarian De-Mining and Expertise. According to the organization’s[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A senior Armenian lawmaker expressed confidence on Monday, February 11, that Western powers will not rebuke Armenia for deploying military personnel to Syria with Russia’s support. The Armenian Defense Ministry sent[...]

By Elisabeth Hellenbroich BERLIN — At the beginning of 2018 a booklet was published by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International), a charity of pontifical right which through its offices in 24 countries supports Christians wherever[...]

By Dario Ayala MONTREAL (Globe and Mail) — The distance from Aleppo to the lab at Montreal’s Trudeau airport where a young engineer-in-training is perfecting her first invention is 8,580 kilometres, but Shoushi Bakarian’s trajectory[...]

By David Boyajian We know that US ambassadors tend to be bureaucratic and boring. If you challenge them forcefully, however, the resulting outbursts can provide stunning insights into their ineptitude and State Department policies.[...]

One of the hotspots of the resurgent Cold War is being fought on Syrian territory. During the Soviet era, all the Middle Eastern conflicts had an ideological bent, but with the fall of the Soviet empire, religion became politicized and[...]

WATERTOWN — Documentaries on the Armenian Genocide, it seems, are having a moment. Take, for example, “Crows of the Desert: A Hero’s Journey Through the Armenian Genocide,” written, directed and produced by Emmy Award winner Marta[...]

WORCESTER — Four Armenian Churches in the Worcester area are coming together for the seventh year in a row to serve a higher purpose: helping Armenian refugees fleeing Syria in the wake of its destruction. On September 29, the four[...]