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Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding […]

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity 18:32 08.05.2014 Pope Francis received the Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II, on Thursday at the Vatican. The Catholicos is in Rome on a three-day visit that concludes on May 9. In remarks prepared for the occasion, Pope Francis recalled […]

ANC UK meets FCO officials

ANC UK meets FCO officials   PRESS RELEASE   4th April 2014   ANC UK meets FCO officials London, United Kingdom    The Armenian National Committee of the United Kingdom met with Foreign & Commonwealth Office officials to discuss the situation in Kessab. ANC UK conveyed to the officials their concerns on the:   – […]

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition Charles Richardson Nov 18, 2013 12:17PM Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line. The Armenians should be good candidates for western sympathy. A small Christian nation with Muslim enemies, they were also one of the first […]

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community   Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013, 11:51pm AEDT   Armenian Australians are outraged that one of the worlds most strident Armenian genocide deniers, Professor Justin McCarthy, will be allowed to present his views next week in Parliament House. Michael Brissenden […]

The Independent: Azerbaijan releases election results… before the polls even open

Azerbaijan releases election results… before the polls even open Electoral commission accidentally publish results showing a victory for Ilham Aliyev, the country’s long-standing President, a day before voting Alec Luhn Wednesday 09 October 2013 Critics have long viewed Azerbaijan’s elections as predetermined, but the country appears to have gone a step further this year by […]

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons   People take part in a commemoration ceremony to mark the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Tigran Mehrabyan)   By: Yasemin Çongar for Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse Posted on August 23 […]

Why the US and its stock market will continue to prosper

  Why the US and its stock market will continue to prosper Economic institutions must be supported by political ones for a country to be a success; without the two inclusive institutions it does not work. By Daron Acemoglu 18 May 2013   People ask me why some nations are so rich and some so […]

Tsarnaev uncle regrets alleging ‘Armenian trace’ in Boston bombings

Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of Boston bombings suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has addressed the Armenian-American community with apologies for linking an ethnic Armenian to the attacks. Tsarni had alleged that a recent convert to Islam named Misha, who was an ethnic Armenian, was responsible for the radicalization of the elder of the brothers who […]

Statue of Azerbaijan dictator brings distant conflict to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park

Statue of Azerbaijan dictator brings distant conflict to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park

MEXICO CITY — The new, larger-than-life statue at one entrance to Mexico City’s iconic Chapultepec Park may be inert but it’s also proving politically radioactive. The bronze-colored likeness is of Heydar Aliyev, the late KGB strongman and dictator of Azerbaijan, once part of the former Soviet Union in the distant Caucasus region of Eurasia. Most […]

Is Syria Fast-Becoming Turkey’s Vietnam?

The Turkish-promoted so-called Arab Spring in Syria has backfired on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey. Each passing day further drags Turkey deeper into the quick-sands of Syria. And Mr. Erdogan is not too happy about it. In Egypt’s popular uprising, Turkey initially ignored the plight of the Egyptian people, and sided with Dictator Pres. […]

Celebrity Armenian Bear ‘Glen Bearian’ Tranquilized and Relocated

A celebrity black bear who frequented the trash cans of Los Angeles suburbs in search of food has been tranquilized and relocated, officials said, ending the debate over whether he should be euthanized or allowed to roam the streets. The Glendale population, home to one of the largest Armenian communities outside of Armenia, has affectionately […]

In Jerusalem, the spiritual and the physical can be overwhelming

In Jerusalem, the spiritual and the physical can be overwhelming

JERUSALEM — Tour guide Doobie Sabbo stood just outside the walls of Old Jerusalem, the holiest city to Christians and Jews, the third most important to Muslims. King David’s ancient city is less than half a square mile, but has been fought over too many times in the name of God. Things seem peaceful now, […]

Russian radar in Armenia to block an US/Israeli strike on Iran from the north

Moscow has stepped into the vacuum created by US President Barack Obama’s decision to stay out of any potentially incendiary Middle East involvement while campaigning for a second term. After blocking the way to direct Western and Arab military intervention in Syria through the Mediterranean, Russia sent its Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last week on […]

Russia expecting attack on Iran by summer

Russia expecting attack on Iran by summer

Editor’s Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, for monthly trials, just $9.95 per month for credit card users, and provide instant access for the complete reports. WASHINGTON – The Russian military anticipates that an […]

French intelligence report labels Turks as threat to public safety

A report prepared by the Central Directorate of Internal Intelligence (DCRI) about Turkish foundations that earlier this year organized a march to protest a French bill that would criminalize denial of 1915 killings of Armenians as genocide indicates that Turks are a threat to public safety in France, Today’s Zaman has learned. Thousands of Turks […]

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