Posts Tagged ‘Armenia’

Armenia lifts Turkish trade ban as officials hint at a thaw in their relations

Armenia has lifted an embargo on Turkish imports and is to allow direct flights to Istanbul as the two countries prepare for talks on normalising their relations. Representatives from Turkey and Armenia are due to meet in Moscow next month as officials on both sides hinted at a thaw. The border between the two countries […]

Who is Capable of Settling the Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

One year after the second Karabakh war, the border between the two republics is again turbulent. Periodically, the media and official representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan report about the violation – by the enemy, of course – of the ceasefire, defined by trilateral Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan statement of November 9, 2020, and sometimes even about […]

Roman Empire’s Eastern-most Aqueduct Found Half Finished in Armenia

“The most easterly arched aqueduct of the Roman Empire” was found in the Hellenistic royal city of Artashat-Artaxata, the large, commercial capital of ancient Armenia between the 2nd century BC and the 2nd century AD. The excavations which took place, under the aegis of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) Münster and the National Academy of Sciences […]

Fresh flare-up of violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan a year after end of war

A year on from a war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, fresh skirmishes broke out along the border on Tuesday after a week of deteriorating relations. The defence ministries of both countries confirmed the fighting and exchanged accusations of provocations by the other side. Armenia’s defence ministry said there are “fatalities and wounded” among its troops, […]

Iranian trade delegations visit Armenia seeking expansion of ties

Iranian trade delegations visit Armenia seeking expansion of ties – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Two Iranian trade delegations have visited Armenia over the past month to explore avenues of mutual cooperation in various areas including plastic, polymers, agriculture, and foodstuff with Armenian counterparts, Iran’s commercial attaché in Yerevan announced. “During their visit, the delegations examined the […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan mourn dead on anniversary of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenia and Azerbaijan have paid tribute to the thousands of victims of their conflict for control of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Commemorations were held in both countries to mark the first anniversary of the fresh outbreak of fighting. Armenia and Azerbaijan each observed a minute’s silence on Monday and held religious ceremonies. “Our martyrs will remain […]

Iran-Armenia economic ties long-lasting

TEHRAN- Armenian Ambassador to Tehran Artashes Toumanian said that Iran and Armenia enjoy an old economic relation. The envoy made the remarks in a meeting with the businessmen and traders of Iran’s central Markazi province and the members of the chamber of commerce of Arak (the center of Markazi) in his trip to the city […]

Armenia welcomes setting up joint technology park with Iran

Armenia welcomes setting up joint technology park with Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Armenia has welcomed the idea of establishing a joint technology park with Iran as a step to help Iranian-made products find their way to the Eurasian market. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Armenia’s acting Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan and […]

Armenia PM steps down to clear way for early elections

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stepped down on Sunday ahead of an early general election he called following criticism over his handling of last year’s conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.Pashinyan, who was swept to power in pro-democracy protests in 2018, had been under pressure to resign since ethnic Armenians lost territory in fighting in and around the […]

Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Biden Armenia genocide recognition

Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara to protest the U.S. decision to mark the deportation and killing of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as “genocide.” Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal met with David Satterfield late Saturday to express Ankara’s strong condemnation. “The statement does not have legal ground in terms of […]

Armenia’s parliament votes to lift martial law ahead of June elections

Armenia has moved to lift martial law, introduced at the end of September at the start of the war with Azerbaijan for control of the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. This decision, approved by 118 of the 132 deputies in parliament, is part of an agreement between Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the opposition to defuse […]

Armenia’s Greatest Military Leader: Vardan Mamikonian And His Dynasty

Vardan Mamikonian was an Armenian military leader who lived between the 4 th and 5 th centuries AD. He is best-known for leading the Armenians against the Sassanians at the Battle of Avarayr in 451 AD. Although the Sassanians emerged triumphant, it was a Pyrrhic victory for them. In the long run, it was a victory for […]

Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan accuses military chiefs of ‘attempted coup’

Armenia’s prime minister accused top military officers on Thursday of attempting a coup after they demanded he step down, adding fuel to monthslong protests calling for his resignation following the nation’s conflict with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. “What happened today is that some people tried to put our military staff in a non-democratic process […]

Holocaust memorial in Yerevan, Armenia vandalized

The “To Live and Not Forget” Holocaust memorial in the Armenian city of Yerevan was desecrated with paint sprayed all over the Hebrew writings. The memorial was built to honor both the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide victims and consists of two primary pillars, with “To Live and Not Forget: To the Memory of the […]

MPs call on Dutch government to recognise 1915 Armenia massacre as genocide

Dutch MPs have urged the country’s government to officially recognise the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide. Between 1915 and 1917, an estimated 1.5 million Armenian citizens were driven from their homes and murdered by the Ottoman Empire, alongside other Christian minorities. In 2018, Dutch lawmakers in the lower house of parliament voted overwhelmingly to […]

Iranian tech delegation aims to promote products in Armenia

TEHRAN – A delegation comprising representatives of 40 Iranian knowledge-based companies are scheduled to visit Armenia with the aim of promoting their technological products and expand the market in the neighboring country. Organized by the vice presidency for science and technology, the four-day visit will be held from February 16-19, ISNA reported on Monday. On […]

RH – The Velvet Revolution: War/Genocide Against Christian Armenia, w/ Matt Johnson

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Iran, Armenia seeking enhanced technological co-op

TEHRAN – Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology, Sourena Sattari, met with Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss ways to expand technological cooperation. Praising Iran’s scientific and technological achievements, Kerobyan expressed readiness to use Iranian expertise in technology and stated that Armenia also serves Iran in this area. “We strongly […]

In Azerbaijan, Jewish soldiers are poster children of war with Armenia

For decades, Rabbi Zamir Isayev has prayed on Shabbat mornings for the government of his native Azerbaijan, a Muslim-majority nation situated northwest of Iran. Amid the recent deadly fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed territory, he has added a special prayer for the well-being of Azerbaijan’s soldiers, which he follows up with his regular […]

Turkey can open border if Armenia takes steps for peace – Erdogan

ANKARA/BAKU – Turkey could open its border gates to Armenia if Yerevan takes positive steps for regional peace, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, adding he discussed forming a six-country regional cooperation platform with his Azeri counterpart. Erdogan, in Baku to mark Azerbaijan’s victory in a war over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, earlier renewed a […]

Churches ‘Race Against Time’ to Save Needy Children in Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Zone

Photo Credit: Slavic Gospel Association/Facebook LOVES PARK, Ill. (Missions Box) — Courageous churches on the edge of an active war zone are in a race against time to save the lives of children as bitter winter weather looms. Members of evangelical churches near the disputed mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh — straddling Armenia and Azerbaijan — are […]

Azerbaijan shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia, no Repercussions as Usual

    So the Muslim Azeri Turks shot down a Russian helicopter in Armenia and they admitted and apologized. Problem is so many are shooting down Russian planes and helicopters and there’s never any repercussions. Russia should have a doctrine similar to this: 1 Russian life = 100 non-Russian lives. This is what I would […]

Two soldiers die after Russian helicopter shot down in Armenia

Russia said on Monday that one of its military helicopters was shot down in Armenia, near the border with Azerbaijan, killing two servicemen and wounding another. Azerbaijan has claimed responsibility for the incident and apologised to Russia. The incident occurred near the border with the Azerbaijan exclave of Nakhchivan. Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have been […]

Disunited by genocide: How Armenia’s relations with Israel have come to a dead end

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US, Turkey And Israel Fuel Forgotten War Between Armenia And Azerbaijan

Above photo: October 20, 2020. Soldiers of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defence Army with a mortar in a trench. Sergei Bobylev/TASS via Getty Images. While media focuses on the 2020 U.S. election, a reignited “frozen conflict” over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has human rights watchdogs sounding the alarm. Since Sept. 27, fighting in the disputed south Caucasus […]

Guess Who Arms Both Azerbaijan And Armenia

NOTE: This article exposes the United States arming conflicts around the world, particularly in the current war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. In the United States, weapons manufacturers are for-profit entities, so conflict is good for their bottom line. We should not be surprised. This article also uses the Freedom House scoring of “global freedom,” which […]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan announce ‘humanitarian truce’ after civilian casualties

Armenia and Azerbaijan have announced a “humanitarian truce” from Saturday midnight, according to statements by the foreign ministries of both countries. The announcement comes after the sides accused each other of attacking residential areas, as violence over the Nagorno-Karabakh region raged on. “The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have agreed on a […]

Turkey Allied with Azerbaijan Against Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh

By Stephen Lendman Global Research, October 15, 2020 Months of planning preceed preemptive wars. Since July, Turkish and Azeri troops participated in joint air and ground military exercise. Most often these type drills are defensive. They’re conducted to prepare for possible attacks on the territory of participating nations. Azeris launched war on Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK […]

Reported death toll in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes about 600

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating a temporary ceasefire within minutes of it coming into force on Saturday. The two countries agreed to a truce on Friday evening after 11-hour talks chaired by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. The ceasefire, to allow for the exchange of prisoners and the recovery of […]

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