Mother See urges Raffi Hovhannisian to stop hunger strike

YEREVAN, MARCH 15, ARMENPRESS. The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin issued a statement regarding the post- election developments in Armenia. The statement the Information System of the Mother See conveyed to "Armenpress" runs as follows: "Following the post-election developments and comments made during it we want to state the following. We highly appreciate the soberness of ...

Pashazadeh refuses to meet Karekin II in Artsakh

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YEREVAN, JANUARY 10, ARMENPRESS. The Chairman of Caucasian Muslims Board Sheikh-ul-islam Allahshukur Pashazadeh declared that he can have a meeting with Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II "only on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border". As reports "Armenpress" Allahshukur Pashazadeh made this announcement during his conversation with the reporter of "Turan" News Agency. Among other things Allahshukur Pashazadeh stated ...

Syrian Free Army did not capture any Armenian building in Aleppo

21/8/2012 YEREVAN, AUGUST 21, ARMENPRESS: The rumors that the armed opposition forces of Syria captured Cilcia school of Aleppo do not correspond to reality. During the conversation with Armenpress press secretary of National Primacy of Aleppo Jirayr Reisyan also denied the information that agedly the opposition forces wanted to capture the school and faced the resistance ...

A police officer instead of priest in Surb Khach Monastery

11/7/2012 YEREVAN, JULY 10, ARMENPRESS: Surb Khach Monastery , meaning Monastery of the Holy Cross is a medieval Armenian monastery located on the Crimean peninsula near Staryi Krym and founded in 1358. It has been an Armenian spiritual center and a place of pilgrimage for centuries.It's also the name of the Armenian Cathedral of the ...

Armenian soldier has been killed in Syria

30/5/2012 YEREVAN, MAY 30, ARMENPRESS: The latest events in Syria again harmed Armenian community of Syria. The Armenian community on Damascus lost Armenian soldier. Armenpress was informed from representative of Armenian community of Syria Nazareth Elmadzyan Levon Kuiumdzyan born in 1992 was killed during the clashes in the territory of Bab al Haua near Turkish-Syrian border. Earlier ...