Armenia

latest news headlines

Armenia again violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan.

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 123 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

The story of a Turkish intellectual's escape from prison.

After years of controversy and trials, Armenian intellectual Sevan Nisanyan dropped a bombshell on Twitter, announcing his escape from a prison in Turkey.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Israeli blogger sentenced to 3 years in prison in Azerbaijan.

JERUSALEM , An Israeli blogger who also holds Russian and Ukrainian citizenship was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh, which is disputed territory with Armenia. Alexander Lapshin, 40, of Haifa, writes a Russian-language travel blog called Life Adventures that chronicles ...

- JTA - US

Israeli blogger sentenced to 3 years in prison in Azerbaijan.

Blogger jailed for entering entering territory subject of dispute with Armenia. President Rivlin called on to intervene.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 126 times.

- Today.Az - AZ

Official: Armenia uses water as means of environmental terror.

- Today.Az - AZ

Russia: Venue for Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents' meeting yet to be determined.

Russian Foreign Ministry rejected the media reports saying that the next meeting of the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia would be held in Moscow.

- AzerNews - AZ

Slavery.

Too many people believe that slavery is a 'peculiar institution.' That's what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, 'Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South.' But slavery is by no means peculiar, odd or unusual. It was common among ancient peoples such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, ...

- NewsBusters - US

Armenian ambassador visits Tripoli Municipality.

Mayor of Tripoli Ahmad Qamareddine received Armenia's Ambassador to Lebanon Samvel Mkrtchian at his office to discuss relations between Armenia and Lebanon, the state-run National News Agency reported.

- The Daily Star - LB

Azerbaijan Criticizes Breakaway Region's Vote As Armenian 'Provocation'.

The parliament of Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region elected leader Bako Sahakian for a third three-year term on July 19.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units breach armistice.

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia's Metsamor NPP poses threat to global safety

- Today.Az - AZ

OSCE holds monitoring on line of contact of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia's Metsamor NPP poses threat to global safety

Armenia's outdated Metsamor nuclear power plant today remains among main threats to the environment and people's lives in South Caucasus and the wider region.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenians support terrorists who opposed government

Two days ago, Armenians held a rally – they marked the anniversary of one of Armenia's most memorable events in 2016 – the armed seizure of a police station in Yerevan.

- AzerNews - AZ

OSCE holds monitoring on line of contact of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

The OSCE monitoring held along the line of contact between the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops passed without incidents on July 19, said the press service of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry in a message.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani, Armenian FMs to meet in New York

The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs are preparing a meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers in New York, Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich said on July 19.

- AzerNews - AZ

Sustained increase in attacks across Egypt highlights security forces' difficulties in containing multi-faceted insurgency

EVENT On 14 July, an Egyptian man stabbed to death two female German tourists and wounded four other tourists, including an Armenian and a Czech, at two beaches in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. Although no group has claimed responsibility, the fact that the man targeted female western tourists

- Jane’s - US

OSCE, Karabakh representatives discuss situation in unrecognized republic's conflict zone

YEREVAN - Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk had meetings with Foreign Minister of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan and NKR Defense Minister Levon Mnatsakanyan. The parties have discussed a number of issues concerning monitoring being carried out by ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Azerbaijan is disappointed with EU's role in Nagorno-Karabakh

It's a pity that the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia did not contribute to the effort to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, writes Dr Gulshan Pashayeva.

- EurActive - UK

Illiteracy plagues Armenia's population

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbek ambassador visits Alkhanly village shelled by Armenian armed forces

- Today.Az - AZ

Illiteracy plagues Armenia's population

The results of entrance exams into universities have recently been summarized in Armenia, the lists of the entrants were published, and it became clear that the educational system of Armenia is in a deplorable state.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbek ambassador visits Alkhanly village shelled by Armenian armed forces

Uzbek Ambassador to Azerbaijan Sherzod Fayziev and a group of the embassy's staff visited the Alkhanly village of Azerbaijan's Fuzuli region, which was recently shelled by Armenian militaries.

- AzerNews - AZ

ANAMA: 300ha area cleared of mines, UXOs in liberated Jojug Marjanli

Life returns back to Jojug Marjanli village of Azerbaijan's Fizuli region, which was liberated from Armenian occupation in last April. The activity of Azerbaijan's National Agency for Mine Action played an important role in this return, as the agency cleared the village of any explosive item left by the Armenian aggressors.

- AzerNews - AZ

Moscow Suggests Armenia Adopt Russian As Official Language

Russian officials have suggested that it might be a good idea for Armenia to adopt Russian as an official language. While the proposal was made in the spirit of eternal Armenian-Russian brotherhood, it was nevertheless received coolly in Yerevan. The suggestion emerged after the Russian Duma adopted a law, on July 12, ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Another ceasefire violation from Armenia

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 138 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 18.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani FM: 'Presidential elections' in occupied Azerbaijani lands is Armenia's ...

- Today.Az - AZ

What Armenians think about their president

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani FM: 10 reasons to stop Metsamor NPP

.Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has created an infographic describing the ten reasons to stop the Metsamor nuclear power plant in Armenia.

- AzerNews - AZ

Protest held in German Bielefeld against Armenian provocation

Azerbaijanis from all over the world continue to support their homeland in telling the truth about the Armenian aggression to the world. Yesterday, the German-Azerbaijani Culture Society Bielefeld NR' held a protest on the main street of the German city of Bielefeld in connection with Armenia's military provocation in ...

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani FM: Necessary to discuss specific plan for settling Karabakh conflict

Discussion of a specific plan for settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its implementation should be ensured at a possible meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov told RIA Novosti on July 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenian economy fades, unemployment grows

Maybe ten years ago the Armenians had any illusions about the future of their country, they thought everything would be fine, the Armenian economy would recover, but now it is clear that the situation has even deteriorated.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia again violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia again violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 133 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 17.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 127 times in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 127 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Two German Tourists Killed in Egypt Resort Stabbing

Two German women were killed Friday in a knife attack on foreign tourists in the Egyptian Red Sea town of Hurghada, a state agency confirmed. The attack at a resort in Hurghada also injured four other foreigners, the State Information Service added without revealing their nationalities. Private newspaper al-Shorouk, citing ...

- Albawaba - UK

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 114 times in 24 hours

- Today.Az - AZ

FM: Armenian citizen injured in Hurghada undergoes surgery, another preparing to leave hospital

YEREVAN - One of the Armenian female citizens, who had been injured in attack committed by a man armed with a knife in a Hurghada hotel, has undergone surgery and is currently in an intensive care unit, Armenian Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan told Interfax. “Surgery has concluded, her condition is estimated ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

5,000 NATO troops, including US and Ukraine, conduct military exercises in Romania

NATO troops from Romania, the US, Ukraine, Armenia and Croatia opened gunfire, backed by US and Romanian military aircraft. The post 5,000 NATO troops, including US and Ukraine, conduct military exercises in Romania appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Azerbaijan: Russia Stopped Us From 'Breaking Armenia's Resistance' in 2016

Russia intervened to stop Azerbaijan's advances in last year's conflict with Armenia, Azerbaijan's defense minister has said. While some Russian behind-the-scenes role in stopping the fighting had been known, Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov provided some new details and suggested that Azerbaijan would have made more military ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 114 times in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 114 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 15.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 114 times in 24 hours

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 114 times in 24 hours...

- MENAFN - JO

Foreign Ministry: Armenian citizen injured in attack at Egyptian hotel helps neutralize attacker

YEREVAN - Two citizens of Armenia suffered injuries when attacked by a man armed with a knife at a hotel in Hurghada, Egypt, Armenian Foreign Ministry press secretary Tigran Balayan said. “Two citizens of Armenia suffered injuries in an attack in Hurghada. They have been hospitalized and provided with the necessary ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

20,000 Iranians sign document condemning Armenia's heinous provocation

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia continues breaking ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 120 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said July 14.

- AzerNews - AZ

Envoy: Kazakhstan doesn't link Karabakh conflict with CSTO

The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is not connected with the Collective Security Treaty Organization and must be resolved in line with international law through negotiations, said Timur Urazaev, Kazakhstan's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Armenia, in his interview with Sputnik Armenia.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia: Ill-Treatment Reports Mar High-Profile Trial

Expand A police officer in Yerevan's Erebuni Nubarashen district court prevented Areg Kyureghyan from passing a note to his lawyer then removed him along with two other defendants from the courtroom. According to lawyers for Kyureghyan, Avetisyan, and two other defendants, Arayik Khandoyan, Gagik Yeghiazaryan, police ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Killing of Azerbaijani Toddler Inflames Karabakh Tensions

Armenian soldiers killed two Azerbaijani civilians, including a two-year-old girl, resulting in widespread rage in Azerbaijan and defensive blame-shifting in Armenia. The inflamed public opinion in both countries is straining the ceasefire between the two sides, which already had been shakier than at any point since it was ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Russia Complains To Azerbaijan About Discrimination Against Armenians

Russia has formally complained to Azerbaijan about "ethnic discrimination" against Russian citizens of Armenian origin, saying that 25 Russians so far this year have been denied entry to Azerbaijan because they had Armenian names. "Russian citizens arriving in Azerbaijan are truly discriminated against on ethnic grounds," ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Feed