Armenian blacksmithing granted UNESCO Intangible Heritage status
The craftsmanship of blacksmiths in the northern Armenian city of Gyumri has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
U.S. “never said we’re not going to continue to engage with Azerbaijan”
The United States has never said it is not going to continue to engage with Azerbaijan, Matthew Miller told a briefing
Saakashvili urges Pashinyan to run away from Russia
Mikheil Saakashvili has urged Nikol Pashinyan to run away from Russia in order to save himself and the Armenian statehood.
Armenia, Iran could build new bridge across border river – Deputy Minister
Armenia and Iran are working on a project to build a new bridge across the Araks River separating the two countries
Armenian soldier killed by Azeri sniper; EU says “worried”
Gerasim Arakelyan was killed in sniper fire at an Armenian army post near the village of Bardzruni.
U.S. Assistant Secretary to travel to Baku to discuss Armenia ties
Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs James C. O’Brien will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Russia thinks “3+3” is a “promising” platform
Lavrov has said the regional platform “3+3” is already “taking shape” and becoming more and more promising.
60 U.S. Congress members call for increased security aid for Armenia
Sixty U.S. Senators and Representatives have called on congressional leaders to send security assistance to Armenia.
IAEA not planning to shut down Armenian nuclear plant
The IAEA is confident that Armenia’s Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant can continue operations.
Ucom. 5 AMD per 1 MB in roaming from December 1 to January 31
Ucom offers a reduced internet tariff for all its mobile voice service subscribers in the UAE and Egypt.
France expected to supply 26 more Bastion personnel carriers to Armenian army
The document says that Yerevan recently placed an order for three GM200 3D air surveillance radars developed by Thales.
Azerbaijan to “restore” Armenian church as “Caucasian Albanian"
Azerbaijan will “restore” the St. Harutyun Armenian church in Nagorno-Karabakh as a “Caucasian Albanian" church.
French Senate calls for sending CAESAR howitzers to Armenia
The French Senate warns against repeating “the mistakes made in Ukraine and not to delay the supply of necessary equipment.”
Armenia’s 1st satellite transmitting beacon signal from space, developers say
Hayasat-1, the 1st Armenian satellite launched into space on December 1, is transmitting its beacon signal, developers have said.
Ucom Director General Ralph Yirikian speaks at Science and Business Days 2023
These days, Yerevan has become a gathering place for Armenian and foreign businessmen, researchers, and investors.
Picsart, Sololearn named among Apple’s most trendy apps
Apple has announced the winners of the 2023 App Store Awards, declaring Generative AI its “trend of the year”.
Armenia says checkpoint on Turkish border ready for operation
The Margara checkpoint on the Armenian-Turkish border is ready for operation, the Foreign Ministry reports.
Armenia’s Wings of Tatev named World's Leading Cable Car Ride 2023
Wings of Tatev in Armenia has been recognized as the World's Leading Cable Car Ride 2023 at the World Travel Awards.
New Omicron variant identified in Armenia
The new BA.2.86 variant of Covid-19—nicknamed “Pirola”—has been identified in Armenia, the Ministry of Health reports.
First Armenian-made satellite launched into space
A first-ever satellite designed and manufactured by Armenian scientists was launched into space on December 1.
“It’s a pity Mount Ararat is in Turkey” – Nassim Taleb is in Armenia
Financial guru, professor Nassim Taleb is shocked by the latest events taking place around Armenia.
U.S. Embassy helps establish Center for Excellence in Journalism in Armenia
The American University of Armenia has partnered with Washington State University to establish the center.
Nassim Taleb names potential threats to humanity
Nassim Taleb has named three potential threats that humanity may face in the coming years
Armenia skips VSTO meeting on eve of OSCE Ministerial Council
Armenia has skipped a regular working meeting of the representatives of the member states of the CSTO.
Gardman-Shirvan-Nakhijevan responds to Baku's hysteria regarding Armenian heritage
The Gardman-Shirvan-Nakhijevan Pan-Armenian Union has reacted to the Azerbaijan’s systemic hysteria.
Ucom Director General Ralph Yirikian talks leadership at Abu Dhabi University
Ralph Yirikian, Director General of the national telecommunications operator Ucom, delivered a leadership lecture at the Abu Dhabi University.
European Parliament Committee calls for sanctioning Azerbaijan
European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs has adopted annual reports on security and defense.
Lithuanian lawmakers visit Armenian-Azerbaijani border
On November 29, Lithuanian MPs visited the border areas of Yeraskh community in Ararat province.
Mirzoyan, Blinken discuss stability in South Caucasus
On November 29, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
U.S. urges Azerbaijan to respect human rights, freedoms “of all”
The United States on November 28 reiterated its concern over the recent wave of arrests of independent journalists.
EU says will explore non-lethal support to Armenian army
The EU said it will further explore non-lethal support to the Armenian military via the European Peace Facility.
Kremlin reacts to possibility of Putin–Pashinyan talks
Contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan are not yet planned, Peskov said.
Armenian, Azerbaijani deputy PMs to meet on border Nov. 30
The officials will meet near the Armenian town of Ijevan and the Azerbaijani town of Gazakh.
Armenia will pay $165 for 1000m3 of Russian gas for 10 years, watchdog reminds
In the next 10 years, Armenia will pay $165 for every 1000 cubic meters of Russian natural gas, Garegin Baghramyan has said.
Yerevan says dissatisfaction with CSTO is “justified”
Armenia became a member of the Organization to ensure its security, said Gevorg Papoyan on November 28.
Armenia’s 1st domestic satellite to launch Dec. 1
The satellite was supposed to be launched on November 29 but SpaceX said a Falcon 9 launch will happen no earlier than December 1.
Amaryan Charitable Foundation commits initial AMD 122M in support to Syunik
David and Vardan Amaryan have launched this initiative to provide direct support to their compatriots.
Ucom unveils two new offers for forcibly displaced Artsakh residents
With care and commitment to social responsibility, Ucom has presented a new offer to compatriots forcibly displaced from Artsakh.
Blinken discusses peace agreement with Pashinyan, Aliyev
Blinken on November 27 spoke to Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
U.S. demanded Turkey stop helping Baku as precondition for F-16 sale, says Ankara
Omer Celik has said that the United States demanded that Ankara stop supporting Baku in its aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh.
CHW: Azerbaijan damages one more cemetery in Nagorno-karabakh
Between October 5 and November 3, another Armenian cemetery in Shushi was damaged, the Caucasus Heritage Watch reports.
U.S.: Pashinyan wants Armenia to move forward in opening borders
According to James O’Brien, Pashinyan has also been a “bold voice” for a peace agreement with Azerbaijan.
Armenian inscriptions unearthed in 12ty century castle in Jordan
Armenian inscriptions were found during excavations near a castle in Jordan.
Armenia come in 3rd at Junior Eurovision
Yan Girls came in 3rd at the 21st edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest broadcast live from Nice, France.
Russia hopes Armenia will fully resume CSTO participation
Russia hopes that Armenia will eventually fully resume its participation in the CSTO, Dmitry Peskov has said.
Armenia replaces Spain among largest whiskey suppliers to Russia
Armenia is now among the top five largest importers of whiskey to Russia, displacing Spain from the list.
Armen Avetisian, Viva-MTS General Director, gives open doors lecture at YSU
Armen Avetisian held an open lecture titled “Digitalization of Business in the Republic of Armenia”.
Armenia observing Greece’s drills with U.S., France
Olympic Cooperation is carrying out 23 military exercises in northeastern Greece.
Armenia, Saudi Arabia establish diplomatic relations
A protocol on the establishment of diplomatic relations was signed between the Republic of Armenia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
EU sending fact-finding mission to Armenia
A delegation of the European External Action Service and the European Commission will travel to Armenia.