The Yezidi Kurds beliefs that God created the world and that Melek Taus is God´s angel, that is why it is very wrong that others identity Melek Taus as Lucifer or Satan.
Islam does not recognize Yezidism as a religion and the negative view of Muslims with regard to the Angel Peacock who in the religion of the Yezidis is second only to God has been the cause of conflict between Muslims and Yezidis for thousand years.
The Yazidis consider Melek Taus to be a benevolent angel that has redeemed himself from his fall and has become a demiurge who created the cosmos from the Cosmic Egg. After he repented, he cried for 7000 years. His tears filling 7 jars, which then quenched the fires of hell.
Resulting from persecutions was the migration of the Yezidis to Transcaucasia in mid 19th and later early 20th century to Armenia.
The word Yezidi was used to qualify the nationality of many Yezidi Kurds.
The Armenian government refused to change their passports and this of course causes many international difficulties because almost all Yezidis consider themselves Kurds.
One of the Yezidi Kurdish community is in Armenia and is estimated to be 40 000 or more and
the Yezidis speak Kurmanci wich is a Northern-Kurdish dialect.
One of the first Yezidi intellectuals in and Member of the Parliament of the First Armenian Republic the well known amoung Yezidi Kurds, Mr Usub-Bek.
In the year of 1920, the first school for Yezidi children were opened and later on the first ABC book was published in Armenia.
"Denge Ezidia" (The voice of the Yezidi) was the first Yezidi radio show and was broadcasted and established at the Armenian National Radio.
This became a success for the Yezidi Kurds and draw much attention.
Later on a Kurdish broadcast emanated from Yerevan on called "Radio Erevan" and the newspaper "Riya Teze" was published also in Yerevan in Kurmanci.
The Yezidi Kurds of Armenia has many timed stood up for Armenia and showed patriotism particular during the Ngorno-Karabakh conflict against Azerbadjian when many of their volunteers spilled their blood in the defense of Armenia.