Topic: Syria

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[...]

By Emil Sanamyan AFRIN, Syria (Eurasia.net) – As Turkey’s military intervention in Kurdish-majority Afrin, Syria, entered its third week, a parallel public relations battle has raged on airwaves and social media, with varying[...]

TEHRAN (Aljazeera) — The Syrian government has signed an agreement Iran to repair parts of the war-torn country’s power grid, state media said, in an early sign of the major role Tehran is expected to play in Syria’s[...]

YEREVAN (Arka) —  Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to Armenia Mohammad Ahmad Haj Ibrahim presented this week his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan. As they discussed the agenda of the Armenian-Syrian relations, the[...]

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi Syria’s war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed[...]

DAMASCUS (Agos) — Syrian democratic forces liberated a group of Armenians from ISIS in Raqqa on August 8, Agos reports. Saws Karabedyan, one of the liberated women, told Ara News that the ISIS terrorists forced them to wear headscarves.[...]

BEIRUT (Armenpress) — George and Amal Clooney announced on July 31 they plan to donate $2.25 million to open seven schools for 3,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon, according to the Clooney Foundation for Justice official website.[...]