Living in Armenia

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

Involvement and commitment are two words that are sometimes...

February 10 2014 / 53 comments / Read More »

By Any Means

My Enemy’s Enemy’s Enemy’s…

My Enemy’s Enemy’s Enemy’s…

You’re of course familiar with the aphorism “The enemy...

July 25 2014 / 5 comments / Read More »

My Turn

Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

The Turkish Sabah newspaper published last week the following...

July 29 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Community Links

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Just posted: a review of Paul R. Ignatius’ book,...

July 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Critics' Forum

Aram Kouyoumdjian’s Adaptation of ‘Ancient Gods’: Reflections on a Classic Reimagined

Aram Kouyoumdjian’s Adaptation of ‘Ancient Gods’: Reflections on a Classic Reimagined

When the announcement for Aram Kouyoumdjian’s adaptation of Levon...

May 23 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Three Apples

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

It's Tuesday, and he’s on an Airbus, 32,972 feet...

June 19 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Heghinar's Corner

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

The man with a simple baton: but a great...

January 15 2014 / 3 comments / Read More »

Op-Ed

National Organization for Women’s Conference

National Organization for Women’s Conference

“I am the only Armenian woman here,” I was thinking during the three day conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More...

July 23 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »
After 16 Trips to Armenia, the Homeland Is Still Calling and Welcoming

After 16 Trips to Armenia, the Homeland Is Still Calling and Welcoming

My journey to Armenia began simply in 1997 when two girlfriends and I, inspired by our children, decided to visit...

July 3 2014 / 6 comments / Read More »
Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

I will treat this as Asbarez's news recording of a visit to Armenia by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on...

June 23 2014 / 31 comments / Read More »

Arts & Culture

Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

This year Filmfest Hamburg honored Hamburg-based film director Fatih Akin with the Douglas Sirk Award, according to the festival’s website....

July 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

A new documentary video, “Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered” produced by Eva Medzorian was released July 15, 2014....

July 29 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Youth Corps Blog

YOU Are My Leaders….

YOU Are My Leaders….

When asked to serve as one of the directors of Youth Corps...

July 30 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Temporary Tattoos

Temporary Tattoos

Last week, Arsen walked in with a bright blue temporary tattoo on...

July 28 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Artur

Artur

Say hello to our little friend, Artur. Artur is a 5'0” Karabakhtsi, 17 year old who was assigned to take care of us during our time in Karabakh and boy, is he a character....

July 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

International

Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says he will gladly return an award given to him by a Jewish-American association a decade ago in a letter...

July 29 2014 / 5 comments / Read More »

In Istanbul, ISIS Operated Mosques Said to Be Training Azeri Jihadists

In Istanbul, ISIS Operated Mosques Said to Be Training Azeri Jihadists

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Syria and now Iraq, is reportedly known to...

July 28 2014 / 6 comments / Read More »

US Jews Demand Erdogan Return Award after Gaza Comments

US Jews Demand Erdogan Return Award after Gaza Comments

An American Jewish organization is demanding that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan return an award it gave him a decade ago over his recent remarks on Israel’s military operation...

July 24 2014 / 19 comments / Read More »