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The Assyrians: A People without Rights
The Desperate Plight of the Assyrian Christians of Iraq and ...
2014 Election Observation Mission Report: Iraqi Council of R...
The Dead Die Twice: Islamists Destroy Ancient Assyrian Artif...
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Sara got married: A Christian woman marries a Muslim man. Is...
Bombs targeting Christians kill dozens in Baghdad
A Christmas Gift for Nineveh (2013)
Nuncio in Damascus: Fate of Orthodox nuns kidnapped by Islam...
Syria: Opposition Abuses During Ground Offensive

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A Man Before His Time: The Unsung Story of Freydun Atouraya
Never Again Is Now! — Schedule for Moral Action Ministry at ...
Assyrian Genocide Monument Vandalized (2015)
Standing with Egypt's Copts
Lorenzo Lamas to Star in upcoming Biblical Film Epic
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Assyrian Americans accuse ISIS of slaughtering Iraqi Christi...
A Special Tribute for an Assyrian Regent: Ninos Aho
Assyria Day Conference in Sydney, Australia 2014
Australia: Sydney: Assyrian New Year Festival 2014

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Britain has forgotten its debt to the Christians of Iraq
Connecting the Dots
Will Middle East’s Aramaic language survive?
Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches
Refusing to Name the Enemy
Syriacs react to minister’s wording regarding Mor Gabriel Mo...
We have betrayed Iraqi Christians twice
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How to Save a Dying Language
Unique memorial in Rome honours new Christian martyrs

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The Ambassador Who Said 'Genocide' and Lost His Job
Nagorno-Karabakh: The April Fool’s War
Cartoons Worth a Thousand Words
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I Remember and Demand. Recognise! Do not Keep Silent!
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Aleppo’s Forty Martyrs Church Compound Suffers Damage, Churc...
Turkish man attacks Armenian senior citizen in New York city
Arend van Dam: Political Cartoons
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Armenian killings were genocide - German president
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At once, as soon as the Russians had gone, with large numbers of Syrians (Assyrians) and Armenians leaving at the same time, the evil-minded Moslems all over the plain began to plunder the Christian villages. When the people were trying to flee to the missionaries in the city, they were robbed on the roads of everything they had, even of their outer clothing. In some of the villages the Moslem masters placed guards to prevent the people from going themselves or bringing their possessions to the city, saying they would protect them. When they tried to get away, these same guards robbed and stripped them.

— Miss Mary Schauffler Platt

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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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