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  • Assyrian Television & Radio Popular! Editors' Pick - television and radio programs from Nineveh, Assyria (Beth-Nahren), home of the indigenous Aramaic-speaking Christian Assyrians in the Middle East. Includes links to AshurTV, Assyrians For Justice, KBSV-TV23 AssyriaVision, Qolo, SBS and other online broadcasts.
    Posted: Mar-2-2001 | Visited: 1560 | URL: http://www.atour.com/tvradio

  • Zinda Magazine Popular! Editors' Pick - online Assyrian news magazine providing readers with events and news stories occurring throughout the world which are related to Assyrians.
    Posted: Nov-7-2000 | Visited: 1342 | URL: http://www.zindamagazine.com

  • Assyrian News Editors' Pick - an independent social and lifestyle newspaper published monthly in print and digital format in Chicago.
    HDSD LLC | 9 S. Elmhurst Rd #28 | Prospect Heights, IL 60070 USA | T: 312-788-9973

    Posted: Nov-10-2013 | Visited: 52 | URL: http://www.assyriannews.net

  • International Business Forum Good Will (IBFGW) - “Business without borders” (IBFGW), an organization based in Chicago was established in 2014 and focuses on the revival of relations between Eastern European countries and the US.
    Posted: Sep-13-2010 | Visited: 46 | URL: http://www.atranews.com

  • Suryoyo Online's News - news about the Syrian Orthodox Church, Ecumenical churchs and Arameans world wide.
    Posted: Nov-8-2000 | Visited: 422 | URL: http://www.suryoyo.uni-goettingen.de


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The plain of Urmi is the home of some thirty-five thousand of the Assyrian (or East Syrian) Christians, part of whom dwell in the city, the rest being distributed among seventy villages scattered over the plain. These people are cultivators of the soil and keepers of vineyards. Away to the west, united to them by religion and language, live the mountaineer Syrians. First, we have many villages in the districts of Tergawar and Mergawar, both in Persia; then comes Nochea, the seat of the Metropolitan Bishop, Mar Khananishu. Still further west, over the frontier into Turkey, in the very heart of the mountains, dwells the Patriarch, Mar Shimun, at once a civil and ecclesiastical ruler, who is responsible to the Turkish Government for the independent tribes of Baz, Djilu, Tkhuma, and Tiari...

Mr. Paul Shimmon (Assyrian Holocaust Survivor)

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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

Ethnicity, Religion, Language
» Israeli, Jewish, Hebrew
» Assyrian, Christian, Aramaic
» Saudi Arabian, Muslim, Arabic
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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