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Mosul march against terror threat

Nov-10-2010 at 07:06 AM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

Last edited on 11/10/2010 at 08:36 AM (UTC3 Assyria)
 

Mosul (Nineveh), Iraq. Photo: EuroNews
Mosul march against terror threat
by EuroNews. November 03, 2010 at 00:31 CET
http://www.euronews.net/2010/11/03/mosul-march-against-rising-terror-threat/

Mosul (Nineveh), Iraq — Thousands of people have marched through the northern Iraqi city of Mosul to protest against Sunday’s attack on one of the Baghdad’s largest churches.

Muslims mixed with Christians for the demonstration to appeal jointly to the government to step up security.

The third major attack in nearly as many days appears to show that a weakened but stubborn insurgency has a greater capacity to carry out large-scale strikes than US and Iraqi officials have acknowledged.

Iraqi officials said 52 people were killed and 67 others hurt in the raid on the Assyrian Catholic Church mass, making it the bloodiest attack on Iraq’s Christian minority since the start of the US-led invasion in 2003.


Islamic Terrorists kill Assyrians in Baghdad Church
http://www.atour.com/news/assyria/20101031a.html

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Assyria \ã-'sir-é-ä\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and eastern Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

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Assyrian \ã-'sir-é-an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, Chaldean, Chaldo, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Kaldany, Kaldu, Kasdu, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, Suryoyo and Telkeffee. — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar-é-'máik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Suryoyo, Swadaya and Turoyo.

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