The Armenian Weekly

News of general interest to the Armenian-American community, as well as editorials, political analyses, regular columns, and short stories and poems.


Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:22:03 +0000
ARF Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Sarkisian’s Resignation; Welcomes Peaceful Resolution to Crisis

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—Below is a statement published by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Central Committee of Eastern United States on April 23. *** The ARF Central Committee of the Eastern U.S. welcomes the news that [...]

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:09:52 +0000
Serge Sarkisian’s Statement of Resignation (English Translation)

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Earlier today, Serge Sarkisian resigned from his post as Armenia’s Prime Minister after nearly two weeks of protests, demonstrations, and acts of civil disobedience across Yerevan and other parts of the country calling for [...]

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:23:02 +0000
Breaking: Serge Sarkisian Resigns as Prime Minister

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Moments ago, Serge Sarkisian resigned from his post as Armenia’s Prime Minister after nearly two weeks of protests, demonstrations, and acts of civil disobedience across Yerevan and other parts of the country calling for [...]

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Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:37:11 +0000
Armenia: Negotiations Fail, Opposition Leaders Detained, Protesters Increase in Numbers

YEREVAN (A.W.)—At 10 a.m. in Yerevan, negotiations took place between Prime Minister (PM) Serge Sarkisian and opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan at the Marriott hotel in Yerevan’s Republic Square. Pashinyan had earlier made arrangements with President [...]

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:10:40 +0000
Manukyan: Capturing More Voices from Citizens of the Yerevan Protests

Today marks nine days of mass protests that started after Nikol Pashinyan, finishing his walk from Gyumri, reached Yerevan and called for peaceful, non-violent disobedience against the appointment of Serge Sarkisian as the prime-minister and [...]

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:23:51 +0000
Armenian President Visits Republic Square, PM Gives Interview, ARF Responds, Prominent Diasporans Get Involved

Protesters are entering their ninth day of demonstrations in Armenia’s capital. As events are transpiring extremely quickly, here’s our roundup of main events from the last few days, with most recent events first. Just hours [...]

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:15:37 +0000
Liakhov: Surveying the Streets, Yerevan Protesters Shift from Skeptical to Hopeful

Everything changed on Friday, April 20th. Only scant days before, the protest against Serzh Sargsyan’s election to Prime Minister seemed to be losing steam, but on Friday it suddenly erupted in an incredible show of [...]

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:30:16 +0000
Over 100 U.S. Representatives Press President Trump to Properly Commemorate Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON—One hundred and two U.S. Representatives – including the Chairmen of the House Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Committees—have called on President Donald Trump to reject Turkey’s gag-rule by honestly and accurately commemorating the Armenian Genocide [...]

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:00:53 +0000
ANCA Defends U.S. Artsakh Aid against Azerbaijani Attack

WASHINGTON—Direct U.S. assistance to care for Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabagh) most vulnerable citizens and the completion of lifesaving de-mining efforts were the main focus of foreign aid discussions with State Department and USAID officials and key Senate [...]

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:39:14 +0000
Sarkisian Meets with Catholicoi amid Ongoing Protests Calling for His Removal

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Amid ongoing protests and demonstrations calling for his removal, Armenia’s newly-elected Prime Minister Serge Sarkisian hosted His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of [...]

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