An artist asks, "Why were we Armenian, but living in the U.S? Why was our family in Syria? What were these family stories of exile and slaughter? Why weren’t they in the history books of my youth?"
From sending aid to Aleppo to re-creating Aleppo in Armenia, Syrian Armenians are trying to keep their community safe and alive in two places at once.
A family’s journey from Armenia to Syria and back again.
There’s much to be learned about what drove the alleged bombers at the Boston Marathon. One place to start: the contested histories and unresolved tensions in their native North Caucasus.
The flight of Syrian Armenians — one of many lesser-noticed ripple effects that could reshape countries well beyond Syria’s neighbors — is raising questions about the future of Syria’s diversity.
An intoxicating mix of ethnicities and religions has been a trademark of Syria for millennia. What would Aleppo be without the magic of Armenian characters on churches, schools, and storefronts?
Armenia and Azerbaijan may be on the brink of another bloody battle over the disputed land of Nagorno-Karabakh, a de-facto state in the mountainous region of the South Caucasus.
Nagorno-Karabakh faces an unpredictable future as it fights for international recognition.
The region of Nagorno-Karabakh has gained a de-facto independence, but still does not receive recognition by the international community.
Armenians who fled Azerbaijan after war broke out with Nagorno-Karabakh 20 years ago are entitled, under Karabakh law, to land in bordering territories as compensation.
The de-facto republic of Nagorno-Karabakh wants international recognition, but its fate depends largely on the strained relationship between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Karabakh garnered a strong sense of independence after the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Now, twenty years later, the de facto republic is working to gain international recognition.
One hundred years after the Armenian genocide in Turkey, Alia Malek examines how sectarian allegiances are erasing history as she explores the fate of those living in Turkey, Syria, and Armenia.
Grantee Alia Malek's new book, The Home That Was Our Country, was reviewed by The New York Times.
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