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George Clooney: “We Pray For Peace In Artsakh”

George Clooney: "We Pray For Peace In Artsakh"

World-famous actor and honorary co-chairman of the jury of the humanitarian Aurora Prize George Clooney commented on the events in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), speaking on the fifth anniversary of the establishment of Aurora. Stating that he hopes peace will be achieved as soon as possible, Clooney said, “Unfortunately, we will not be together tonight. These are …

“We Are Not The Armenians Of 1915. We Will Make You Pay For Everything” – Armenian-American Hollywood Actor Marco Khan

We Are Not The Armenians Of 1915

Hollywood actor of Armenian origin Marco Khan (Khanlian) made another post on his Facebook page in support of Armenians. The Armenian actor is more than confident that today, the Armenians are stronger and better prepared. “We are no longer Armenians of 1915, we are the generation of survivors of the genocide, more educated, more self-sufficient, …

To The Birthday Of Komitas

To The Birthday Of Komitas

Soghomon Soghomonyan was born on September 26, 1869, in Kütahya (Armenian: Կուտինա) into the musical family of Gevorg Soghomonyan and Taguhi Hovhannisyan. His parents were gifted singers and composers who were admired by the entire city. Having lost his parents early (his mother died in 1870 and father in 1880), Soghomon was brought up by …

“The Dark Story Of Young Turk And Communist Salih Zeki (Kusharkov)” – Book By Armenian Historian Arsen Avagyan Published In Istanbul

In Istanbul, the Turkish Foundation for Social and Historical Research has published a book by Armenian historian, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Arsen Avagyan. The book is titled “The Dark Story of Young Turk and Communist Salih Zeki (Kusharkov)”. This was reported by Akunq.net with reference to the foundation’s website. According to the source, in …

Independence Is A Duty – Garegin Nzhdeh

Independence Is A Duty – Garegin Nzhdeh

“Independence and an independent Fatherland are, first of all, a duty and only then a right, and nations that avoid fulfilling their duty lose the right to moral existence. A nation that relies on anything except its own strength does not deserve an independent homeland and a free life. Do not expect your homeland from …

Parandzem – Brave Queen Of Armenia

Parandzem – Brave Queen Of Armenia

Parandzem (4th century) was the wife of King Arshak II and mother of King Pap. She was the daughter of the influential Syunik prince Andovk from the ancient Armenian family of Syuni whose possessions were second only to the King’s in size. Andovk is known for his struggle against the Persian invaders. With the joint …

Interesting Facts About The Lisbon Five

Interesting Facts About The Lisbon Five

The Lisbon 5 (also known as the Lisbon Five) drew the world’s attention to the Armenian issue on July 27, 1983. Five members of the Armenian Revolutionary Army – Vache Daghlian, Setrak Ajamian, Simon Yahniyan, Ara Kuhrjulian, and Sarkis Abrahamian – opened a new page in the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and the restoration …

Arsen Shahmazyan – Governor And Defender Of Syunik In 1919

Arsen Shahmazyan – Governor And Defender Of Syunik In 1919

Colonel Arsen Shahmazyan was the governor of Syunik in 1919. On November 3, 1919, it was Shahmazyan who stopped the attempt of joint control over Syunik by Azerbaijani and Kurdish military groups and two Turkish platoons. The area was successfully defended – after that, Garegin Nzhdeh came to assist Shahmazyan. After the Soviet occupation of …