As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler While the world was looking elsewhere and embroiled in the American presidential campaign, a long simmering territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan reignited in late September. An unexpected ground war in the remote Caucasian mountains followed, pitting two former Soviet territories Armenia and Azerbaijan against each other to […]

Bolton vows To ‘squeeze Iran,’ explore weapons sales to Armenia

Bolton vows To ‘squeeze Iran,’ explore weapons sales to Armenia

Special to WorldTribune.com Harry Tamrazian and Ron Synovitz, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty YEREVAN – U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton has vowed that President Donald Trump’s administration will “squeeze Iran” with maximum economic pressure in response to Teheran’s “malign” behavior in the Middle East and around the world. Bolton made the remarks in an […]

Amid mounting Israel-Turkey tensions, Netanyahu pulls legislation on Armenian genocide

Amid mounting Israel-Turkey tensions, Netanyahu pulls legislation on Armenian genocide

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2018 As the rhetoric between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan became increasingly harsh, Netanyahu ordered the shelving of legislation that would recognize the Armenian genocide. “It’s time to stop groveling before Erdogan. It is time to do the moral and right thing and recognize […]

Armenian PM Sarkisian resigns, thousands celebrate in Yerevan

Armenian PM Sarkisian resigns, thousands celebrate in Yerevan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Thousands of jubilant Armenians have poured into Yerevan’s main square to celebrate the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian, who stepped down amid widespread street protests over his election to the newly powerful post following 10 years as president. In a dramatic turn of events a […]