Day archives: May 31st, 2019

The Five Principalities of Artsakh

The Five Principalities of Artsakh

“The melikdoms (princedoms) of Khamsa are five small principalities, which, adjacent to each other, form an entire region known as Artsakh, or Lesser Syunik. In more distant times, it was part of the country of Aghvank. The five principalities mentioned are as follows: 1. Gulistan or Talysh, extending from the river Kurak-Chai, that is, from …

Kevork Ajemian – Co-Founder of ASALA

Kevork Ajemian – Co-Founder of ASALA

Kevork Ajemian (1932-1998) was an Armenian writer, publicist, as well as public and political figure. He also was one of the founders of the militant organization “ASALA“. In particular, he developed the political line of the organization. Born in Syria into a family of Armenian refugees, Ajemian at an early age moved to Beirut. There, …

Hakob Melkumyan – One of the Armenian Avengers

Hakob Melkumyan

According to the plan of Operation Nemesis, the leaders of the Young Turks who had staged the Armenian Genocide of 1915, the organizers of the Armenian pogroms in Baku in 1918, and the Armenian traitors who had collaborated with the Turks suffered a deserved punishment. One of the avengers was a native of the Artsakh …