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ANCA sponsors Washington summit on Middle East Christians

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has partnered with In Defense of Christians (IDC) as a sponsor of its national convention, a landmark Washington, DC summit, from October 24th to 26th, gathering faith leaders including His Holiness ...

Intent to Destroy: Trailer unveiled for new film on Armenian Genocide denial

(Armradio) – Trailer for a new film on Armenian Genocide has been launched. System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, who has scored the music to the film, says “it is truly one of the most powerful films’ he has ever seen. “The film ...

‘The Promise’ Director Terry George and Co-Producer Eric Esrailian Visit Tsitsernakaberd

IMG.“The Promise” director Terry George and co-producer Eric Esrailian paid a symbolic and emotional visit to Tsitsernakaberd, the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex, on Sept. 23 YEREVAN—“The Promise” director Terry George and co-producer ...

3 US congressmen Appear in Azerbaijan’s Black List for Visiting Artsakh

(Armenpress). - Three members of the US House of Representatives have appeared in the so-called “black list” of Azerbaijan for their visit to the Republic of Artsakh. According to the announcement of Hikmet Hajiyev, head of the press-service of ...

White House Withdraws Proposed Arms Sale to Erdogan’s Security Detail

WASHINGTON—Responding to strong Congressional pressure, the Trump Administration has officially withdrawn its controversial proposal to allow the sale of U.S. semi-automatic handguns to Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s security detail, which, ...

Catholicos Aram I Highlights Problems of Emigration, Lack of Confidence; Urges National Unity

Aram I  at Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Conference: ‘Armenia Is Not Merely a Tourist Attraction, a Market for Business, or a Passport. Shame on Us If This Is How We Approach Armenia.’ YEREVAN (A.W.)—His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great ...

Garo Paylan to Receive ANCA-WR Freedom Award; Will Speak at Grassroots Conference

(Asbarez). Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), will receive the Freedom Award at the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region’s Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday, ...

Shahinian and Saghdejian Family Donations Expand Scope of ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program

(L to R) Ms. Anca Tilea, Dr. Vahakn Shahinian, and Ms. Nayiri Saghdejian with ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian at a reception in support of the ANCA’s youth empowerment programs ANCA Job Placement Program Hits New Milestones WASHINGTON, (A.W.)—...

Serena Williams’s Baby Daughter Makes Her Adorable Debut On Instagram

(Hufingtonpost). Serena Williams has shared the first images of her baby girl with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and as expected, she’s adorable. “Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.,” the tennis champion wrote on Instagram ...

Senate Panel Adopts ANCA-Backed Measures Supporting Artsakh and Armenia

WASHINGTON, (Asbarez). – The full U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday adopted a series of Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) supported provisions as part of its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) foreign aid bill, specifically calling ...