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On the Commercial Front

On the Commercial Front

As the old saying goes, “there’s more than one...

February 27 2015 / No comment / Read More »

My Turn

Los Angeles Cancels $845,000 Contract with Turkey’s Lobbyist Gephardt Group

Los Angeles Cancels $845,000 Contract with Turkey’s Lobbyist Gephardt Group

BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN I wrote a column last August warning...

February 24 2015 / 1 comment / Read More »

Community Links

A Sparkling Start to the Season

A Sparkling Start to the Season

The month of December is sprinkled with gatherings and...

December 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Critics' Forum

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

BY ARAM KOUYOUMDJIAN This past fall, at a conference on...

January 2 2015 / 3 comments / Read More »

My Name is Armen

The True Heart of an Old Armenian Town

The True Heart of an Old Armenian Town

When anyone or anything turns 100-years-old, it seems only...

December 12 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Op-Ed

The Spartans of Artsakh

The Spartans of Artsakh

On my recent trip to Yerevan, a friend of mine whose name I will not disclose at this time, organized...

February 4 2015 / 9 comments / Read More »
The Test the ECHR Faces

The Test the ECHR Faces

Last week, the first hearing of an important case was held at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), widely...

February 3 2015 / 3 comments / Read More »
In NY Times Letter, Artsakh Rep. Responds to Baku’s Propaganda

In NY Times Letter, Artsakh Rep. Responds to Baku’s Propaganda

The New York Times on Thursday published a letter by the Representative of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic to the US, Robert...

January 29 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Arts & Culture

UCLA Students to Perform Scenes from Daredevils of Sassoun

UCLA Students to Perform Scenes from Daredevils of Sassoun

The Narekatsi Program in Armenian Language and Culture at UCLA will present an ensemble performance of “The Battle,” a beloved tale from the Armenian epic Daredevils of Sassoun....

February 26 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Concert in Jerusalem to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

Concert in Jerusalem to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

A special concert will take place on March 5 at the Jerusalem Theatre where the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of internationally acclaimed Estonian violinist cum conductor Andres Mustonen, will perform a program dedicated...

February 25 2015 / 4 comments / Read More »

Western Armenia Travel Guide

‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years,’ First Guide to Western Armenia, to be Released in February

‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years,’ First Guide to Western Armenia, to be Released in February

The groundbreaking new book ‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years: Ani, Kars, and...

December 31 2014 / 3 comments / Read More »

Karanian Seeks to Elevate Western Armenia in Consciousness of Armenians with New Book

Karanian Seeks to Elevate Western Armenia in Consciousness of Armenians with New Book

One hundred years after the Medz Yeghern, the Armenian homeland remains unknown...

December 31 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Note About the Names Historic Armenia, Western Armenia, and Armenian Plateau

Note About the Names Historic Armenia, Western Armenia, and Armenian Plateau

‘Historic Armenia After 100 Years’ uses the name Western Armenia to refer to the six Armenian provinces of the Ottoman Empire. The book uses the name Eastern Armenia to refer to the lands of Ani...

December 31 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

International

Iran Seeks Trade Agreement with Eurasian Union

Iran Seeks Trade Agreement with Eurasian Union

Iran is seeking to sign an agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in 2015 to facilitate mutual trade, according to Iranian Ambassador to Russia...

February 6 2015 / No comment / Read More »

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Marks Holocaust, Remembers Armenian Genocide

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Marks Holocaust, Remembers Armenian Genocide

The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, delivered a speech on national television and radio on Jan. 27 to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of...

January 29 2015 / 3 comments / Read More »

Turkey’s Human Rights Record Under Fire at UN

Turkey’s Human Rights Record Under Fire at UN

Turkey’s human rights record has come under criticism at the UN, with diplomats condemning intimidation of journalists and police crackdowns on demonstrators....

January 28 2015 / 3 comments / Read More »