UAE City Ras al-Khaimah Was Founded by Armenians

UAE City Ras al-Khaimah Was Founded by Armenians

According to His Highness Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, a member of the Supreme Council and the current sovereign ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah of the United Arab Emirates, the city of Ras al-Khaimah was historically known as Julfar and was founded by Armenians who fled Persia during the Mongol invasion. During the telecast, His …

“Armenian Highlands”, Not “Eastern Anatolia” or “South Caucasus”

“Armenian Highlands”, Not “Eastern Anatolia” or “South Caucasus”

According to the latest research in comparative and genetic linguistics, archaeology, anthropology, and historical geography, the homeland of Indo-European peoples included the Armenian Highlands (the cradle of the Armenian people), eastern Asia Minor, and northern Mesopotamia. It should be noted that the incorrect use of terms like “Eastern Anatolia” and “South Caucasus” instead of “western” …

Yarkhushta, Ancient Armenian Military Dance

Yarkhushta, Ancient Armenian Military Dance

The military dance Yarkhusta is extremely musical, playful, and verbal. It belongs to the so-called “tsap” dance type (ծափ տալ – to clap). The “tsap” dances are ancient military dances, which include Tak Yarkhushta, Slivani Yarkhushta, Khazani Yarhkushta, and several others. In the Yarkushta dances, the main movements are accented by hits of the palms …

Cultural Genocide After the Genocide of a Nation – The Turkish Policy of Destroying Armenian Monuments (Video + English Subs)

Cultural Genocide After the Genocide of a Nation

The film shows the condition of the Historical Monuments residing in Western Armenia, which has been occupied by Turkey since 1915. Additionally, it exposes the policy of Turkish authorities on the annihilation of the Armenian historical monuments and shows the present-day state of the Armenian artifacts compared to their condition several decades ago. Their actions …

My Credo – Garegin Nzhdeh (Excerpts)

My Credo – Garegin Nzhdeh (Excerpts)

“If we are capable of connecting with a nation spiritually, we can say that our soul has acquired the ability to empathize with nations. I will profess truth. But if my people do not do the same, they will face frequent discord and even separation. I accept that everyone who selfishly puts his “I” above …

The Mystery of the Origins of the “Organ” Mountain

The Mystery of the Origins of the “Organ” Mountain

For a long time, mysteries surrounded the bizarre natural formations, the basalt pillars. Their natural architecture is associated with man-made citadels. Shaping the canyon of the Azat River, two hundred-meter-high basalt columns amaze people with their perfection. The sources of the mountain river are located on the Gegham volcanic massif and feed on the thawed …

Dutch Newspaper Reporting on Armenian Massacres – 28-05-1915

Dutch Newspaper Reporting on Armenian Massacres

Dutch newspaper “Nieuwe Tilburgsche Courant” reported on the Armenian massacres with two articles in their 05-28-1915 edition. The English translation of the reports is as follows:  Prosecutions of Christians in Armenia The British press bureau announced that the governments of the UK, France, and Russia had made the following public statement: During the past month, …

Armenia and the Arab Caliphates

Armenia and the Arab Caliphates

In the middle of the 7th century, a new state based on a recently created religion called Islam was established. At the peak of its power, the Arab Caliphate (the Umayyad Caliphate, to be precise) covered the land from Spain to India. At one time, it was the largest political entity. In Armenia, the Arabs …

Armenia in 1918-1920 – Short Resume

Armenia in 1918-1920 – Short Resume

After the singing of the Bolshevik “decree on peace”, the front disintegrated, the soldiers left their positions, and hurried home to share the lands. The Armenians were left alone against their enemy. Turkey didn’t wait long to start an offense. Despite the heroic resistance of the scattered Armenian detachments, the offensive of Turkey was successful. …

Bolsheviks and Turks Against Armenia

Bolsheviks and Turks Against Armenia

After the Sovietization of Transcaucasia, the Bolsheviks divided the spheres of influence in the South Caucasus together with the Turkish Kemalists. Armenia was divided between Turkey and Bolshevik Russia. The Kars and Ardahan regions moved to Turkey while the territories eastward entered the sphere of influence of Russia once again. After another Armenian-Turkish war, in …

Mashtots Hayrapet Church – Garni, Armenia

Mashtots Hayrapet Church – Garni, Armenia

Mashtots Hayrapet church (Մաշտոց Հայրապետ եկեղեցի) was built of a red tuff on the site of a pagan shrine located in the village of Garni, Kotayk Province, in the 12th century. To the right of the entrance is a stone with carved images of birds, which is inextricably linked to the past pagan sanctuary standing …

Recent DNA Study On the Origins of the First Civilizations of Greece Revealed Armenian Traces

Recent DNA Study On the Origins of the First Civilizations

Some of the earliest traces of European civilizations are mostly found in modern Greece along the Aegean Sea. In the Bronze Age, two well-known archaeological cultures emerged in that region. The culture of the island of Crete is widely considered “Europe’s first major experience of civilization”. It actually is Europe’s first literate civilization. But the …