SDF troops advance on last remaining IS enclave in Deir ez-Zor
300 militants and 2,000 civilians are under siege by the US-backed SDF, who are reportedly trying to evacuate people trapped inside.
Georgian Defense Minister to visit Armenia on February 21
This is going to be the first visit of the Georgian Minister to Armenia after his appointment to the post.
Armenian economy expanded by 5.2% in 2018
Agriculture makes up the largest share - 13.7% - followed by processing industry(10.8%) and trade (11%).
Exercise could help protect you against developing depression
Jogging for 15 minutes a day, or walking or gardening for somewhat longer, could help protect you against developing depression,.
VivaCell-MTS helps install solar heating system in rural kindergarten
Construction work is underway in the kindergarten of Agarakadzor, a village in Vayots Dzor province of Armenia.
Humor brings about positive outcomes in psychotherapy: study
“Humor is present in virtually every human relationship, and also inside psychotherapy sessions," said Christophe Panichelli.
Virginie Viard will succeed Karl Lagerfeld as Chanel creative director
Meanwhile, Fendi was preparing to present Lagerfeld’s last collection for the brand in Milan on Thursday, as planned.
Vicente del Bosque will arrive in Armenia this summer
The world famous coach Vicente del Bosque will visit Armenia and deliver a lecture for Armenian coaches this summer.
Artsakh President lauds victory of will and morale on Revival Day
Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan on February 20 issued a congratulatory message on the country's Revival Day.
Armenian Assembly thanks new members on Congressional Caucus
“The Armenian community is a vital part of Colorado sixth’s district,” Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) stated.
Iranians attack morality police after women detained
A man is heard shouting "Let her go!" as a group of people surround the van. The sound of gunshots is then heard.
U.S. can’t tell Armenia not to send a relief mission to Syria: publisher
The US government recently created a new and unnecessary controversy, this time with the Republic of Armenia.
Armenian American Museum raises $8.1 mln at inaugural telethon
Thousands of supporters from across the country and around the world tuned in to the six-hour Telethon.
Aleppo Armenian church to reopen in spring after restoration
The first service after the restoration of the Forty Martyrs Cathedral in Aleppo will be held in March-April.
Cervical cancer "could be eliminated in most countries by 2100"
Cervical cancer could be effectively eliminated in most countries around the world by the end of the 21st century, according to research.
Vatican confirms it has secret rules for children of priests
A Vatican spokesman said the “fundamental principle” of the 2017 document was the “protection of the child”.
Healthy lifestyle reduces cancer risk among Chinese: research
Maintaining healthy lifestyles can significantly reduce the risk of cancer, with each additional healthy lifestyle reducing the risk by 6%.
Bernie Sanders launches 2020 presidential campaign
It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Armenian designer pioneers Interaction Design course in Canada
Haig Armen has started a program at Vancouver's Emily Carr University of Art and Design called Interaction Design.
Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld dies at age 85
Lagerfeld, known for being the driving force behind Chanel, died at the age of 85, according to Paris Match Magazine.
YanAir flights to connect Odessa and Yerevan from May 20
Ukrainian carrier YanAir is launching direct flights connecting Odessa in Ukraine and Yerevan in Armenia starting from May 20.
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office will travel to Yerevan, Baku
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Miroslav Lajčák has announced his intention to visit Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage vision
A new study, conducted by a Rutgers researcher, finds that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage vision.
Experimental drug could reverse memory loss
If the drug proves to safe and effective after testing is complete, people over 55 can take the pill every day to prevent memory lapses.
TAROM launching direct Bucharest-Yerevan flights from April 3
Romania's TAROM has announced that it is launching direct Bucharest-Yerevan flights starting from April 3.
It's been 15 years since murder of Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan
February 19 marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan by an Azerbaijani lieutenant.
Syrian troops seize huge cache of weapons in East Ghouta
the Syrian military seized a large cache of weapons while combing through some of the formerly rebel-held areas of the East Ghouta region.
Armenian President puts Biden on the spot
Armen Sarkissian has asked former Vice President Joe Biden if he intends to run for president in 2020.
Catholicos Aram I arrives in Armenia
Aram A is set to meet President Armen Sarkissian, PM Nikol Pashinyan and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II.
Alexis Ohanian says would like to have more kids with Serena Williams
Alexis Ohanian feels confident about his and tennis star Serena Williams' one-year and five-month-old Olympia's future.
Israeli defense company seals $13 million deal with Azerbaijan
The two-year contract is worth $13 million and will see maintenance work for the Orbiter drones sold to the client.
Pashinyan thanks MEP Engel for "pro-Armenian activity"
Pashinyan congratulated Engel on being elected as President of Luxembourg’s Christian-Social Party and wished him fruitful work.
Indonesia launches trade talks with the EAEU
Indonesia is striving to improve its access to the European market via three arrangements with economic unions.
Top Swiss court rejects opposition to Armenian Genocide memorial
The decision by the Court rejected claims by residents that the monument would lead to the area becoming a site of demonstrations.
Iran: Tehran, Moscow, Ankara should decide new Astana Talks members
Tehran, Moscow and Ankara should decide if other countries can join Astana Talks that are seeking a solution to end the war in Syria.
Turkey reportedly readying to cash in on cannabis
The cultivation of cannabis in Turkey had practically deteriorated in recent decades due to anti-narcotics regulations.
Assad tells Kurds Syrian army, not U.S. will protect them
"If you don't prepare yourselves to defend your country and resist, you will be nothing but a slave to the Ottomans," Assad warned.
Family history researcher recovering stories of Armenians of Asia
"My interest in Armenian genealogy in Asia began because of my own family history in India and Dacca [Dhaka]," she says.
New souvenir sheet celebrates Hovhannes Tumanyan's 150th anniv.
The sheet with a nominal value of AMD1100 is printed in Lowe Martin Group in Canada with a print-run of 20 000 pcs.
Invisible labor leaves women feeling empty: study
A new study published in the journal Sex Roles offers original data to illustrate the widespread phenomenon of invisible labor.
Armenia doesn't rule out new military loan deal with Russia
While confirming that such a loan is possible, Tonoyan nevertheless said it’s too early to talk about a specific weapons.
Aurora Forum urges Armenians to join Goodwill Ambassadors initiative
the Aurora Forum will focus on humanity’s progress and will create a unique opportunity to forge international connections.
Islamic State sleeper cell "attacks SDF troops in Euphrates region"
The Islamic State sleeper cell attacked a group of fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Dhiban.
Armenian leather will be exported to EU, Asia and Russia
A decision to establish a company in Armenia and engage in export of Armenian goods has been reached.
Egyptian President cites Armenian Genocide in Munich speech
The President has also reminded the story of how Armenians settled in Egypt, where they have been living for decades.
Armenian Honor Guard stage impressive performance in Abu Dhabi
The International Defense and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) is currently underway in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Radiation from phones "can hurt a teenager’s memory"
A research says that radio frequency electromagnetic fields may negatively affect an adolescent’s brain from cellphone exposure.
Smoking may impair body’s ability to fight melanoma: study
Patients who have a history of smoking are 40% less likely to survive the disease than those who have never smoked.
Armenia says wants 12 units of SU-30 fighters from Russia
Yerevan wants to obtain 12 SU-30SM fighters from Russia, Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan said.
Iran says sending radio-medicines to 15 countries
Salehi said samples of the Prostate cancer drug are being tested in several universities across the country.