Topic: Syria

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the receptive approach both the Government of Armenia and the overwhelming majority of the Armenian population have taken in[...]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 390, the bipartisan Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017, on June 7. H.R. 390, spearheaded by Helsinki Commission Co-Chair[...]

DAMASCUS (Prensa Latina) — The Armenian Diocese of Damascus received 40 tons of food supplied by the people and government of Armenia sent by the Armenian Church of Armenia, reported the media last week. During a brief meeting, Armenian[...]

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[...]

GENEVA — The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said that grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, said in UNICEF’s a grim assessment of the conflict’s impact on[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — On Sunday, February 12, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and utilizing Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, executive director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council’s visit, the Mission and Outreach Committee of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia sent on Tuesday, February 14, a fresh batch of humanitarian assistance to civilians in Syria suffering from the country’s devastating civil war. The Armenian Foreign Ministry said a Russian transport plane[...]

DAMASCUS (ARA News) — Kurdish officials on Monday accused the Turkish army of shelling the villages of Maranaaz, Vilat al-Qadi, Sheikh Issa east of Afrin district and entering Syrian territory. Turkish media confirmed the shelling.[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — During the debates of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) Winter Session the members of the Armenian delegation actively took part, making use of every occasion for referring to the problems[...]

ALEPPO ( — Syrian Armenian servicemen Jano Gorachyan, 20, was killed in a fierce fighting on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Arevelk Daily reported. Gorachyan was serving in the Syrian Army along with his brother, Remo. The[...]