Monday, October 26, 2020

Recognition of Artsakh the only effective way to prevent new genocide of Armenians


Oct 26, 2020.

The recognition of the Republic of Artsakh by the international community is the only effective way of preventing a new genocide against the Armenian people, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia said in a Facebook post.

Public Radio of Armenia

Greece Says They’ll Expand Maritime Borders First, Then Go to the Hague


Oct 26, 2020.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated on Sunday that Greece will expand its territorial waters in the Ionian Sea, towards Albania, and after this, the case will go to the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Iraqi Yazidis struggle to keep alive arak-making tradition


Saad Hussein, an Iraqi Yazidi, pours Arak into a large pot to produce Arak liquor out of dates, on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. (REUTERS)

Oct 26, 2020.

BASHIQA, IRAQ

--Saad Hussein, a 42-year-old Yazidi Iraqi, is one of the last winemakers in the northern region of Nineveh who are producing the anise-flavoured spirit, arak, from local dates.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Booby traps set by ISIS in Sinai kill at least 14 in 2 weeks


Oct 25, 2020.

More than a dozen civilians, including women and children, have been killed in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula over the past two weeks from explosive devices laid down in their homes by terrorists, security and medical officials said Sunday.

Friday, October 23, 2020

UN: Libya sides reach ‘permanent ceasefire’ deal


Oct 23, 2020.

Libya’s warring sides have signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, the United Nations Libya mission said in a ceremony in Geneva to sign the agreement.

Gas pipeline damaged as Azerbaijani forces target Stepanakert


Oct 23, 2020.

Yerevan.

The enemy forces have once again targeted Artsakh’s capital Stepanakert, violating the norms of international humanitarian law, Artsakh’s State Service of Emergency Situations informs.

Open Letter President of Nagorno-Karabakh to Russian President


President of Nagorno-Karabakh Arayik Harutyunyan has addressed an open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling for Moscow's support to his country amid the ongoing war against Azerbaijan.

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 23, 2020

Armenpress has published the full text of the letter posted on the president's Facebook page: 

Dear Mr. President,

Maritime border with Greece, Meta: Rama did not consulted with me

 


Oct 23, 2020.

Tirana.

President of the Republic, Ilir Meta has informed Friday that Prime Minister, Edi Rama has not consulted with him in relation to the decision to send the Maritime issue with Greece to the International Court of Hague.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Greek warships on high alert over Turkish naval activity


Oct 22, 2020.

 

Greece has put its warships in the southeastern part of the Aegean Sea on alert, against the backdrop of Turkey’s decision to extend the period of excavation work in an area that Athens considers as belonging to its continental shelf.

The mysterious and unannounced visit of Fayez al-Sarraj to Turkey


Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj meets in Istanbul with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erogan, October 4. (AFP)

Oct 22, 2020

The mysterious and unannounced visit of the head of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj to Turkey, which has also summoned in haste the Chief of Staff of the GNA forces, Major General Muhammad al-Haddad, raised a number of concerns in eastern Libya.