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The Case for Helping Syria’s Children—One Hundred Years Ago

The Case for Helping Syria’s Children—One Hundred Years Ago Images from a century ago, advocating for American aid to children in Syria and Turkey after they became victims of genocide Emma Green Aug 30 2013, 12:12 PM ET 0 A 1917 poster created by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East asking for $30 […]

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri LONDON – COMBINED SOURCES (23 August, 2013): The British Ambassador in Turkey paid an unofficial visit to the Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Kayseri (Caeserea / Gesarya). Built in 1856, St Gregory is the only Armenian church in Anatolia where liturgical services […]

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 by Nada Hifzi The official page of the interim President of the Republic [of Egypt] Adli Mansour has announced on his social networking site “Twitter” that the permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations will sign […]

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 By Karam Saeed In an unprecedented move, Cairo has announced the signing of the Convention which condemns the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) on April 24, 1915. This action from official […]

Armenia’s survivors

Armenia’s survivors

In northeastern Turkey stand the ruins of what was once one of the world’s largest and most imposing cities. In the Middle Ages, Ani was the “City of 1,001 Churches,” the capital of Armenia’s mighty Bagratuni dynasty which held off both the Christian Byzantine Empire and the Arab Caliphate. The Bagratid kingdom is long gone, […]

NSW parliament recognises Greek genocide

NSW parliament recognises Greek genocide

A motion recognising the Greek, Assyrian and Armenian genocide was passed unanimously by the Parliament of NSW Legislative Council, after the request of the Assyrian Universal Alliance, the Australian Hellenic Council and the Armenian National Committee. While in 1997 the NSW Parliament passed a motion recognising the genocide of the Armenians, on Wednesday 1 May […]

Turks, Armenians and Ottomans

CALIFORNIA – I really was not expecting to eat the best lahmacun of my life on the western coast of the United States. (Lahmacun, a sort of thin pizza with minced meat, is prominent in Turkish cuisine.) However Jack’s Bakery, a small family restaurant in the greater Los Angeles area, went beyond all my expectations. […]

Ottoman Destruction of Three Christian Communities a Homogenization Process

(AINA) — AINA interviews Ara Sarafian, the founder of the Gomidas Institute (London), an organization promoting and disseminating research and scholarship on modern Armenian studies. In 2000 Sarafian edited and published The Treatment of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, 1915-1916 (known as the Blue Book), an extensive collection of primary-source documents concerning the Armenian, Assyrian […]

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