Armenia – Plateau of Surprises
Months-long project in Italy highlights culture and nation
A group of professionals and artists in Italy have joined forces to organize a series of events dedicated to Armenia, in what could be described as a spontaneous “love letter” to the country.
Armenia: President sends proposal to sack Gasparyan back to Pashinyan
Under the country's Constitution, the Prime Minister has five days to submit justifications for his proposal.
Armenian, Russian Defense Ministers talk Karabakh over the phone
Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan and Sergei Shoigu also discussed the situation in the region.
Beglaryan: Karabakh can't be a part of Azerbaijan
The former Ombudsman said the people of Nagorno-Karabakh cannot live in their own land as "Azerbaijani citizens".
Official: Azerbaijan keeps undermining Karabakh search mission
Baku has indefinitely suspended the mission since February 15, offering no particular explanation for the decision.
Ombudsman: Armenians being held in Azerbaijan are prisoners of war
Tatoyan said the real number of people captured by Azerbaijan is much bigger than that confirmed by the Azeri authorities.
HRW: Azerbaijan's unlawful attacks on medical facilities in Karabakh
Azerbaijani rocket artillery hit a military hospital, a public hospital and attacked an Armenian military ambulance, HRW said.
Armenia reports 283 new Covid-19 cases, seven deaths in past day
A total of 3977 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control and Prevention said.
33 years have passed since pogroms of Armenians in Sumgait
Pogroms, beatings and murder of Armenians in Sumgait, a town 30-minutes drive from Baku, took place in broad daylight.
Karabakh President meets displaced civilians in Yerevan
The President and the residents of Karabakh's Hadrut region discussed challenges facing displaced persons.
Biden sends message to Iran with missile strikes
The U.S. military struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups in response to rocket attacks on American forces.
Fresh footage shows Armenia's latest combat drone
The drone is designed to strike long-range targets, the country is currently testing the device, Hakob Arshakyan revealed.
Karabakh: Aliyev expects to see Russian peacekeepers out in 5 years
Under a trilateral statement signaling the end of hostilities, the peacekeepers are set to stay there for a period of 5 years.
Erdogan: Armenian people should have "final say" on country's future
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan continued by saying that the Armenian military's "coup attempt" is "unacceptable"․
President visits Armenian Army General Staff
President Armen Sarkissian met the Chief of the General Staff, Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan on February 26.
Kremlin: Situation in Armenia no threat to Karabakh agreements
Peskov's comments came in response to a question about whether the events can threaten the previously reached agreements.
President aide denies proposal to sack top military sent back to Pashinyan
Hasmik Petrosyan, a presidential aide, told PanARMENIAN.Net on Friday, February 26 that the information is not true.
Armenia dismisses reports on Azeri provocations as disinformation
The Defense Ministry said the information is not true and urged the public to refrain from spreading disinformation.
Armenian, Russian and Azeri vice Premiers to meet on Feb 27
Overchuk said all the sides have confirmed their participation in the meeting, which is set to take place in Moscow.
Iran calls for self-restraint from all parties in Armenia
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the Islamic Republic is closely monitoring the developments in the country.
Armenian envoy, U.S. Senator talk repatriation of Karabakh captives
In the phone call, Nersesyan described the humanitarian crisis resulting from the Azerbaijani aggression in Artsakh.
Musk's Starlink accepting $99 pre-orders from Armenia
IT and media consultant Artur Papyan said you can pay $99 a month and subscribe to Starlink's service in Gyumri.
Vanetsyan says can get POWs back "in a matter of days"
Vanetsyan said he is now involved in the Homeland Salvation Movement, whose supporters demand that he remove Pashinyan.
Amid turmoil, Armenia President will meet chief of Army General Staff
Sarkissian is initiating a series of discussions to reduce tension in the country and find a peaceful solution to the situation.
Yerevan: Parliament council meeting fails to convene after Speaker's no-show
Bright Armenia leader Edmon Marukyan said he considers it as a disrespectful attitude towards the one-fifth of the parliament.
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian moving to U.S.
Aronian said the Armenian authorities have not been honoring their commitment to develop chess in the country.
Dutch parliament urges government to recognize Armenian Genocide
Dutch lawmaker Joel Voordewind said earlier that the Dutch government's vague position was "absurd".
Aliyev calls Armenian POWs held in Baku "terrorists, saboteurs"
According to data provided by the Armenian side, at least 140 Karabakh prisoners of war are being kept in Azerbaijan.
Covid-19: Armenia infections grew by 282 in the past day
A total of 3947 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control and Prevention said.
Manukyan: Parliament to mull extraordinary meeting on Feb. 26
The Movement issued a statement on Feb 26 morning, summoning supporters to rally in front of the parliament at 1:00pm.
NetBlocks reports partial internet outage in Armenia
Real-time network data showed anomaly on some providers from at 2 pm local time, with national connectivity falling to 82%.
Biden orders first airstrike in Syria
The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor.
U.S. warns Armenia's Army not to "intervene" in government
"We remind all parties of the bedrock democratic principle that states' armed forces should not intervene in domestic politics."
Pashinyan, Putin discuss Armenia crisis over the phone
The Kremlin said Putin spoke in favor of maintaining order and peace in Armenia, resolving the situation within the law.
Russia: Iskander missiles not fired in Karabakh
The Russian Defense Ministry was "surprised and bewildered" by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's claims.
Embassy: U.S. "closely following" developments in Armenia
The U.S. encouraged all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to de-escalate tensions peacefully, without violence.
Opposition barricading parliament street as their "headquarters"
The rally-goers were later informed that tents and heaters will be installed soon to make the street more accommodating.
Defense Ministry cautions against dragging "apolitical" army into politics
Any such attempt threatens the stability and security of Armenia, the Defense Ministry said pledging action if necessary.
Authorities, opposition launch rallies in Yerevan
Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan brought supporters to the streets after the military urged him to resign.
Armenia NSS warns against actions threatening national security
The National Security Service said any provocation could be considered as aimed at weakening the state.
Turkey condemns "coup attempt" in Armenia
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said no matter where in the world a coup is taking place, "we condemn it."
Sarkissian says taking "urgent" steps to reduce tensions
President Armen Sarkissian urged common sense among the public, the authorities, the opposition and law enforcement.
Armenia: Top military brass denies "pressure from anyone"
The General Staff said the morning's statement is the clear conviction and position of the generals and officers.
Ex-President Kocharyan urges Armenians to stand by Army
The Republican Party (RPA) too weighed in on the situation, maintaining that the authorities "are trying to provoke civil clashes."
Pashinyan takes to the streets, calls for restraint
Nikol Pashinyan has taken to the streets in Yerevan to urge the residents of the Armenian capital to join his rally at 4:00PM.
Opposition warns against bloodshed amid Armenia political unrest
Bright Armenia and Prosperous Armenia parties have reacted to the Army General Staff's demand for Pashinyan's resignation.
Pashinyan's supporters and opponents will rally within 1km from each other
The Prime Minister noted that the police and other law enforcement agencies will ensure the security for the rally.
Karabakh President worried about Armenia crisis, offers to mediate
Harutyunyan said he is in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, and is ready to mediate and help overcome the crisis.
Pashinyan dismisses Chief of Army General Staff
According to him, the decision to dismiss the Chief of Staff was made before the publication of the demand for his resignation.
Pashinyan summons supporters to rally in Yerevan
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan described the Army General Staff's demand for his resignation as "a military coup attempt".