Monthly Archives: September 2016

Members of Congress Celebrate Armenia’s Independence

US House of Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and the bipartisan leadership of the Congressional Armenian Caucaus joined the Armenian American leaders in toasting Armenia’s 25th anniversary of independence, at a Capitol Hill celebration … Continue reading

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PM Karen Karapetyan is Optimistic about Armenia

Newly appointed Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, addressing a government cabinet session today, said that the country had a great reserve of resources that must be utilized. Karapetyan said that a number of new economic steps would be taken that … Continue reading

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ARPA International Film Festival at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Nov 3 to 6th.

HOLLYWOOD — ARPA Foundation for Film, Music, and Art (AFFMA), presents its 19th ARPA International Film Festival (AIFF) on November 3rd to the 6th 2016, at the historic venue in the heart of Hollywood, the Egyptian Theatre, located at 6712 … Continue reading

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The First Armenian Observer Genocide Monument in Los Angeles Unveiled in Downtown LA Grand Park

LOS ANGELES — The City of Los Angeles and the Armenians made news, Saturday, September 17, when the Armenian Genocide Memorial was unveiled in the presence of hundreds of people in downtown Los Angeles in Grand Park. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Secretary John Kerry Congratulates Armenian People on Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American People, I want to extend my congratulations to the people of Armenia as you celebrate the 25th Anniversary of your nation’s independence on September 21st. The United States deeply values its warm … Continue reading

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Seyran Ohanyan to Reject CSTO Secretary General Position if Offered

Seyran Ohanyan, Armenian Defense Minister, said in an interview with, that he would reject the secretary general position in the Collective Security Treaty Organization in the event of such an offer. Earlier, Interfax reported that Ohanyan would be dismissed … Continue reading

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Armenian Ruling Party Names Karen Karapetyan Prime Minister

YEREVAN – The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) nominated in late September 8, Karen Karapetyan, a former Yerevan Mayor, for the post of Armenia’s Primer Minister, hours after the resignation of Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan. “The Republican Party of … Continue reading

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Will the Situation in Armenia Actually Improve?

Public outrage in Yerevan, Armenia is going on and Sasna Dsrer still demonstrating in the streets. These, sometimes violent demonstrations have subsided a little bit and the government realized finally, that changes are needed. The complaints about lack of freedom, … Continue reading

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Lindsey Kasabian Named 20th Century Fox Casting VP

Lindsey Kasabian is getting promoted at 20th Century Fox Television. The longtime studio veteran has been named Vice President of casting. In her new position, she’ll report to executive vice president of talent and casting, Sharon Klein, for whom she … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian to be Named 2016 Legislator of the Year

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee of America –Western Region (ANCA-WR) will honor Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian with the 2016 ANCA-WR Legislator of the Year Award at the Annual Gala Banquet on Sunday October 16 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown … Continue reading

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