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Pope Praying for Slain Armenian Priest

Pope Francis has expressed his sympathy to the Armenian community of Qamishli. “I am close to Armenian Catholics of Qamishli, in Syria, as they gather for the funeral of their parish priest, Father Hovsep Bedoyan, who was killed yesterday ...

ANCA Leading Coalition Protest Of Erdogan-Trump White House Meeting

The ANCA is working with a coalition of Greek American, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac American, Kurdish American, Arab American, and other human rights groups protesting President Erdogan’s upcoming November 13th meeting with President Trump. WASHIN...

Bomb Detonates Near Armenian Catholic Church in Qamishli, Casualties Reported

A scene from today’s blasts in Qamishli, Syria (Armradio-SANA)-Three car bombs, exploding nearly simultaneously in the Syrian city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, killed at least six people. One of the bombs detonated near the Armenian ...
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Armenian Catholic Priest and His Father Shot Dead by ISIS Terrorists in Syria

(Kantsasar-Armenpress)- Terrorists have gunned down an Armenian priest and his father in Qamishli, a city in northeastern Syria. Pastor of the Armenian Catholic Community of Qamishli Priest Hovsep Petoyan and his father Hanna Petoyan were ...

Garo Paylan Delivers Statement on Recognition of Armenian Genocide in Turkish Parliament

Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the parliament of Turkey Garo Paylan delivered a statement on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide during the parliamentary debate of the 2020 state budget draft, his Office told Armenpress. “Before 1915 Armenians ...

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard: Turkey, Which Denies Genocide, Has no Fear of committing it Again

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has called on the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide. “The denial of the Armenian Genocide has had contemporary consequ...

Turkish military ban Armenians from returning to their homes in Tel Abyad

(Armradio)-The Turkish military ban Armenians from returning to their homes in the city of Tel Abyad in north Syria, High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan told reporters today. According to him, the Turks have set preconditions as ...
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Senators Urge Passage of Genocide Resolution in Senate

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Oct. 30 that Senate should pass Genocide recognition measure (Asbarez)-A day after the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly adopted a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, ...

Israeli Politicians Call For Recognition of Armenian Genocide After US House Vote

(The Times of Israel , Armenpress)- Two prominent Israeli politicians are calling for recognition of the Armenian Genocide after the US House of Representatives adopted the H.Res.296, The Times of Israel reports. “The US House of Representatives ...

Turkey Lashes Out at US After Vote on Armenian Genocide

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (Armradio)- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed a move by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to vote in favor of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, saying the ...