The facility had stood empty ever since the family of Armen Avetisyan, the country’s former head of customs, gave it to the state in 2019.
Fighting that broke out last night along the eastern part of the Armenian-Azerbaijani line of contact (Sotk-Verin Shorzha) has stopped due to Russian mediation.
Displaced residents of the Jraghatsner, Madatashen and Moshkhmhat villages, near Sghnakh, will also get new homes.
I Have Honor (Pativ Unem) alliance candidate Khachik Galstyan thinks that Armenia “needs a strong fist” and that former Armenian National Security Director Artur Vanetsyan, who heads the alliance slate, can “establish order” in the country.
While the Armenian National Congress today did not formally announce whether it will field candidates in the June snap parliamentary election in Armenia, party leader Levon Ter-Petrosyan said the ANC must be represented in the new legislature “so tha
During yesterday’s 3rd congress of the Armenian National Congress (ANC), the first president of Armenia, Leon Ter-Petrosyan, announced that if the party decides to participate in next month’s parliamentary election, he will head the party’s list.
"Not a meter of land from Syunik can be up for dispute,” Khachatryan stated, adding that the Armenian government is ready to use force to resolve the crisis if talks fail.
The Yerevan Municipality told Hetq that Dalma Invest LLC, the
Mkhitar Arushanyan was the mayor of Karin Tak, a village in Artsakh just south of Shushi now under Azerbaijani control.
The following day, the retreating servicemen were deployed to an area near to where Eduard lay. They tried to approach the site but were repulsed by Azerbaijani artillery fire.
In other words, Sarkissian expects transparency from the Armenian government regarding the money collected by the Fund during the recent war.
We spotted Azerbaijanis on the outskirts of Shushi before we reached the next peacekeeping checkpoint. They were repairing communication cables on the roadside.
Artsakh Presidential Chief of Staff Artak Beglaryan told Hetq today that the Artsakh will certainly have some sort of defense force, regardless of what it is formally called.
Hetq spoke with Grisha Hovhannisyan, Head of Artsakh’s Shushi District Administration, about the social, housing, resettlement and other issues faced by displaced residents of villages in the district now under Azerbaijani control. We met him in a St
The airport will service both military and civilian flights.
Sergo Tonoyan, who heads the Committee for the Protection of Yerevan’s Heritage, today voiced concerns regarding a government urban development plan targeting the Kond neighborhood in the Armenian capital.
The war took away her house, property and husband.
Armenian Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Mesrop Arakelyan told Hetq that an estimated 80,000 Artsakh residents are now living in Armenia due to the war.
He called for a comprehensive review of past government failures and shortcomings and the drafting of a practical agenda to implement the necessary reforms.
In an interview with Hetq, Karabakh Telecom Deputy Director Mkhitar Mirzoyan said that while mobile telephone connections exist, internet connectivity remains a problem because the main line from Vardenis-Stepanakert passed through the Karvatchar reg
Today, for the third day running, those demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan gathered in Yerevan’s Liberty Square.
Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan, who was surprisingly absent from public view during the recent war in Artsakh, today appeared on Armenian Public TV and said that the decision to end the fighting by signing a statement to hand over certain te
He said the morale of the troops was extremely bad. Many were sick with the coronavirus, hemorrhoids and dysentery. There was no opportunity to rotate the soldiers and treat the sick. Nevertheless, the armed forces were able to resist for 43 days.
At a briefing today in Yerevan, Armenian Defense Ministry Special Representative Artsrun Hovhannisyan reported that fighting along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border today was not as intensive as previous days but that battles continue along the length of
Demonstrators rallied outside the German Embassy in Yerevan today, demanding a face-to-face meeting with German Ambassador to Armenia Michael Banzhaf regarding the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone.
About one hundred people gathered in front of the US Embassy in Yerevan today and demanded that the United States recognize Artsakh's independence.
Women and children from Artsakh, now taking refuge in Armenia, gathered in front of the United Nations Office in Yerevan today to demand that the international community pressure Baku and Ankara to stop the war.
Several extra-parliamentary political forces in Armenia have adopted a joint statement on the situation in Artsakh that calls for the establishment of an emergency national "command center" to manage military/political issues during the ongoing fight
Dozens rallied in front of the United Nations (UN) office in Yerevan today, October 16, to protest the international community’s failure to stop Azerbaijan's war against Artsakh.
"The Thessaloniki Council stands in solidarity with the Armenian people, with whom we are connected by strong and long-standing historical ties, the martyrdom history of the Genocide of Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians by the Kemalist regime and the s
A group of French doctors arrived in Yerevan today, at the invitation of French-Armenian doctor Leon Khachatryan, to treat wounded Armenian servicemen and civilians in Artsakh. They are in Armenia.
The two Le Monde journalists wounded from Azerbaijani artillery shelling in the Artsakh town of Martouni yesterday are now being treated at Yerevan’s Erebouni Medical Center.
French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte was on hand today at Yerevan’s Erebouni Medical Center to welcome the two Le Monde journalists wounded in Artsakh yesterday when they and their escort staff were caught in a round of Azerbaijani shelling.
The journalist with a bloody face was Allan Kaval, who was taken to the Stepanakert hospital for surgery. His condition is listed as extremely serious.
Zaven Ovsyan, the brother of Shirak Deputy Prosecutor Artyom Ovsyan, has filed a preliminary environmental impact assessment (EIA) application for the construction of a multifunctional residential complex in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens.
Many believe that assigning Yerevan’s urban planning duties to just one person is an outdated concept that needs rethinking.
While law enforcement agencies in Armenia are busy investigating Hetq's articles on sold lands and construction in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens, a former Yerevan municipal official is trying to sell his land, acquired at a 2012 auction at just above the a
Karen Kamalyan has filed a lawsuit against the Yerevan Municipality over a 1,600 square meter plot of land in the city’s Dalma Gardens that the family has tended for almost thirty years.
Following today’s police raid on his house, Prosperous Armenia Party head Gagik Tsarukyan grabbed a megaphone and, standing in his courtyard, declared that he was being subjected to government sponsored intimidation.
Police early today arrived at the house of Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) head Gagik Tsarukyan and, according to PAP MPs, searched the businessman’s home.
Last year, the Investigative Journalists (IJ) NGO wrote to the Institute, requesting that it hand over decisions the board of trustees had made over the past nine years.
Due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Armenia, the government today declared a state of emergency in the country from 6:30 pm today to 14:00 pm on April 14.
Twenty confirmed COVID-20 cases have been confirmed in Armenia.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has initiated litigation to return forested lands, illegally privatized over the years, in Tzaghkadzor and adjacent communities returned to their rightful municipal owners
The Investigative Journalists NGO and the Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory (Physics Institute) have failed to reach a settlement in a case involving the payment of money for the disclosure of information from a publicly funded institution.
“We plan to build a smaller kindergarten corresponding to the needs of the 21st century that will be furnished with all the amenities to house the 150 children we estimate,” he said.
Hetq wrote that while the company was obligated to plant 500 trees after the plant had been finished, it hadn’t done so.
On the initiative of the NAS Science Development Foundation, a multi-apartment building is being built in Yerevan for researchers and scientists. Many have refused to participate in the project because they have problems with the contract conditions.
During an event dedicated to employees of Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS), which was attended by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, SIS Director Sasun Khachatryan listed a number of recent achievements of his agency and referred to crimina