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  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago.
  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...

    Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...

    Glendale man killed in hate crime, official says

    The man accused of brutally murdering a Glendale resident earlier this year did so because the victim was gay, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Hachik Maskovian, 28, was arrested April 26, two days...

    War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora

    War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora
    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...