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Armenian Heritage In Alexandria, Egypt

Armenian Heritage In Alexandria

1. The bronze statue of Nubar Pasha, Alexandria Opera House. Authored by French sculptor Denys Puech. 2. The granite/marble tombstone and mausoleum of Nubar Pasha in the garden next to the church of St. Poghos-Petros. 3. Memorial khachkar to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. This memorial was built on the initiative of the local …

75% Of Villages Of Dersim Are Populated By Armenians

75% Of Villages Of Dersim

75% of villages of Dersim Province (now Tunceli, Turkey) are populated by Armenians. In Armenia, the founder of the Union of Religion and Mutual Assistance to Armenians of Dersim Mihran Prkich Gultekin gave an interview to Armenian reporters. He touched upon the history of the Dersim Armenians who, fleeing the Turkish scimitar, united with the …

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany In The Armenian Genocide Of 1915

Deutsche Welle On The Participation Of Germany

The German Deutsche Welle published an article authored by journalist Richard Fuchs on the history of Germany’s intervention (participation) in the Armenian Genocide, the country’s position on this issue, and its respectful attitude towards Turkey. The article cites well-known German politicians. One of the said politicians has expressed disappointment that Germany lacks the courage to …

Donald Wilson Bush: “The People Of Karabakh Proved That They Deserve The Right To Self-Determination”

Donald Wilson Bush: "The People Of Karabakh

“The people of Nagorno-Karabakh have proven that they deserve the right to self-determination and independence and that they can rule the country,” said Donald Wilson Bush in an interview with the correspondent of NEWS.am. Donald Wilson Bush is the great-grandson of the 28th President of the US Woodrow Wilson and chairman of the Woodrow Wilson …

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College In Venice

The Mekhitarist Moorat Rafael College

In 1836, two wealthy Armenians from famous families from India Samuel Mkrtich Murad (Moorat) and Eduard Rafael financed the establishment of an Armenian college in Venice. It was named Moorat Rafael College in their honor. The college is located in the Baroque-style Palazzo Ca’ Zenobio which was built in 1690. The order has owned Palazzo …

Panic In Azerbaijan Or How Andranik Scared Baku

By the joint efforts of journalists, police, and employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Azerbaijan has finally dealt with the photos of General Andranik Ozanyan (or maybe Peter Montin?). Panic in Baku may decline. However, questions remain whose answers may deprive the residents of the capital of Azerbaijan of sleep. For example, how did …

Significant World Events Dedicated To Armenia

Significant World Events

We continue to publish posts about significant world events dedicated to Armenia. Let me remind you that these events of a truly global scale and significance for Armenia contrast with assaults on Armenian culture, history, the Armenian language, and the Armenian Apostolic Church in Armenia itself. Furthermore, these assaults are directed by the individual who …

Name And Religion Changing In The Ottoman Empire

Name And Religion Changing

Saak Mutafyan whose family had witnessed the genocide told about her family history: “Grandfather and grandmother, Movses and Arus Mutafyan from Van, had five children. Only Sanam and Vanush survived. Sanam was married to Karapet Mugdimyan. After the death of her husband, Sanam together with her brother Vanush moved to Diyarbakir and from there to …

Arrests In Tigranakert For Illegal Excavations

Arrests In Tigranakert For Illegal Excavations

Arrests have occurred in Tigranakert for illegal excavations. A total of eight people were arrested, four of whom were police officers. It turned out that the police brought an armored vehicle to the excavation site to demonstrate that the excavations were allegedly legal. This was reported by Akunq.net with a reference to the Hurriyet newspaper. …

The Armenia Village At The Foot Of The Maya Mountains

The Armenia Village

A village called Armenia is located in Central America, in the Cayo District in Belize, 8 km south of Belize’s capital city Belmopan. Armenia is lying in a picturesque jungle area with rivers and caves at the foot of the Maya Mountains. It is connected to the capital via a highway. Southwest of the village …

Thapsaachi Haya – The Sacred Rock Of The Khakas People

Thapsaachi Haya

Tapsaachi haya (“Talking rock”) is a sacred ancestral location for the Khakas people, as well as an entire complex of mythology, culture, and history. It was a place of spiritual and sacred attraction for many people living nearby. Mountain sacrifices were made there as well. At the sacrificial ceremonies, Khakas would ask for protection against …