Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Armenian Ruling Parties Clash In Yerevan

Supporters of Armenia’s two largest pro-government parties clashed in Yerevan on May 12 at an election campaign office of President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia, RFE/RL’s Armenian Service reports.

Sarkisian Visits Rubber Plant After Deadly Blasts

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian visited the Nairit chemical factory in Yerevan on Thursday as the death toll from at least two explosions that ripped through it the previous evening rose to four.

Pope Visits Jerusalem Patriarchate, Hails Ties with Armenian Church

As part of his visit to Israel, Pope Benedict XVI Friday visited the Armenian Patriarchate and was greeted by Patriarch Archbishop Torkom Manougian, Deputy Patriarch Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, parishioners and members of the Jerusalem Armenian community.