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Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

June 29, 2017 10:53 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The new literary journal Pangyrus includes several pieces by the Armenian feminist writer Zabel Yessayan in its recently-released third issue. Originally...

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‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

July 20, 2017 1:01 pm
Anouche Martirossian (Tigran Arakelyan photo) Arsen Gevorgyan, Silva Petrossian and Vahe Matteos Hakhverdian (Tigran Arakelyan photo) By Lilit Deryan YEREVAN — The showcase...

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‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

July 20, 2017 1:01 pm
Anouche Martirossian (Tigran Arakelyan photo) Arsen Gevorgyan, Silva Petrossian and Vahe Matteos Hakhverdian (Tigran Arakelyan photo) By Lilit Deryan YEREVAN — The showcase...

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Café Reopens in Aleppo’s Armenian Quarter

Café Reopens in Aleppo’s Armenian Quarter

July 20, 2017 12:54 pm
By Rana Moussaoui| ALEPPO, Syria (Agence France Presse) — Taline Menassian still trembles when she steps into the Aleppo Armenian Society’s open-air cafe, shaken by memories...

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Why This Administration and Its Opponents Need to See Our Movie

Why This Administration and Its Opponents Need to See Our Movie

July 20, 2017 12:15 pm
Oscar Isaac in “The Promise” By Dr. Eric Esrailian The world has been fighting for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide for years. At a time when some global...

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Recipe Corner: Eggplant and Lamb Dinner

Recipe Corner: Eggplant and Lamb Dinner

By Christine Vartanian Datian   Ingredients: 2 pounds lamb shoulder, cut for stew 3 medium eggplants (peeled or unpeeled), cut into medium pieces 2 medium tomatoes, sliced or diced 2 medium onions, chopped 2 cups low-sodium tomato sauce 1 each medium green and red bell pepper, seeded and sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and diced […]

‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

‘Gariné Cocktail’ Leaves Yerevan Audiences Shaken, Stirred

By Lilit Deryan YEREVAN — The showcase titled “Gariné Cocktail …” was a triumph. Certainly, the lasting and ecstatic standing ovation was one of the longest and loudest we have witnessed in a long time at the National Opera House of Armenia on June 25. The evening comprised two parts, offered quartets and sextets from […]

Recipe Corner: Eggplant and Lamb Dinner

Recipe Corner: Eggplant and Lamb Dinner

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 2 pounds lamb shoulder, cut for stew 3 medium eggplants (peeled or unpeeled), cut into medium pieces 2 medium tomatoes, sliced or diced 2 medium onions, chopped 2 cups low-sodium tomato sauce 1 each medium green and red bell pepper, seeded and sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and diced 3-4 […]

Café Reopens in Aleppo’s Armenian Quarter

Café Reopens in Aleppo’s Armenian Quarter

By Rana Moussaoui| ALEPPO, Syria (Agence France Presse) — Taline Menassian still trembles when she steps into the Aleppo Armenian Society’s open-air cafe, shaken by memories of the rockets that once rained down on the Syrian city’s front line. The eatery in Midan, Aleppo’s main Armenian district, was shuttered for four years after violence reached […]

Remains of WWII Armenian Soldier to Be transferred from Ukraine

Remains of WWII Armenian Soldier to Be transferred from Ukraine

KIEV (Armenpress) — On July 12, the ceremonial transfer of Jr. Sgt. Sedrak Aghajanyan’s remains to Armenia was held in Kiev, Ukraine. He had died in 1941 during battles near Malyn, the Union of Armenians of Ukraine said, according to local media. Aghajanyan’s remains were discovered by Vertical, a search organization. Aghajanyan’s remains had been […]

Sale of Russian Weapons to Azerbaijan Pains Armenia

Sale of Russian Weapons to Azerbaijan Pains Armenia

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The sale of Russian weapons to Azerbaijan is the most painful issue in Armenian-Russian friendship, in the Armenian-Russian strategic partnership, and shadows many things, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with R-Evolution program of Armenia TV. He added, however, that nothing serious has happened yet. “We can […]

Syria’s President Appoints New ambassador to Armenia

Syria’s President Appoints New ambassador to Armenia

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — President of Syria Bashar al-Assad hosted newly appointed ambassadors of Syria to Armenia, South Africa and Cuba, Sana reports. has been appointed Ambassador of Syria to Armenia. After the swearing-in ceremony, President al-Assad received the ambassadors separately, gave respective tasks and wished success in their future activities. The meeting was also attended by Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem.    

Wrestler Varsham Boranyan Wins Bronze Medal at International Tournament

Wrestler Varsham Boranyan Wins Bronze Medal at International Tournament

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Member of the Armenian GrecoRoman wrestling team Varsham Boranyan participated in an international tournament in Spain, the Armenian National Olympic Committee reports, and won a bronze medal in the 71-kilogram division. This was the preparatory stage for the World Championship, and Armenia was represented only by Boranyan. He had missed the international […]