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Sargis Sangari - Candidate for the 9th Congressional District of Illinois
A Man Before His Time: The Unsung Story of Freydun Atouraya
Never Again Is Now! — Schedule for Moral Action Ministry at NSCC
Assyrian Genocide Monument Vandalized (2015)
Standing with Egypt's Copts
Lorenzo Lamas to Star in upcoming Biblical Film Epic
A Demand for Safe Haven: Hundreds Rally in Front of Parliament House in Canberra
Assyrian Americans accuse ISIS of slaughtering Iraqi Christians
A Special Tribute for an Assyrian Regent: Ninos Aho
Assyria Day Conference in Sydney, Australia 2014

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Left Exposed By Middle Eastern Upheaval, Christians Are Fleeing Region
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 Monastery
We have betrayed Iraqi Christians twice
The “Arab Spring” and the future of the Assyrians and other Christian nations in Iraq and Syria
How to Save a Dying Language

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International Conference: The Genocide of the Christian Populations of the Ottoman Empire and Its Aftermath 1908-1923 New!
MKs call on Israel to recognize Armenian Genocide
April 24 March for Justice in Los Angeles California
Belmont, Massachusetts Library Spotlights Armenian Titles in April
Sabri Atman interviews Mr. Harut Sassounian, Publisher, California Courier
Why Russia needs Armenia and vice versa
Turkish Event at Lexington, Mass. Library Draws Armenians and Controversy
President Donald J. Trump Signed H.R. 390 into Law (Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018)
Blundering American Ambassadors Unmask the War on Terror
Prof. Hannibal Travis Speaks on the Assyrian, Armenian, Greek, and Yezidi Genocides
No to the Anti-Defamation League in Glendale and Elsewhere
Armenia’s People-Power Revolution, Russia, and the Western Bloc
Book Review: The Genocide of the Greeks in Turkey
Lucine Kasbarian Reveals the Power of Political Cartoons in Changing Hearts, Minds and History
Erasing Assyrians: How the KRG Abuses Human Rights, Undermines Democracy, and Conquers Minority Homelands
Petition Launched to Include all Greeks in Genocide Recognitions
Pro-Turkish Journalist Stephen Kinzer’s Assault on the Armenian Genocide and Armenians
The Alexander Lapshin Case: Extradited and Imprisoned in Azerbaijan over Telling the Truth about Nagorno-Karabakh
Richard Hoagland is the Wrong American for the Karabagh/Artsakh Talks
A David & Goliath Story in Iraq: An Interview with Filmmaker David Ritter

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To know your past, is to know yourself.

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)

Assyrian Holocaust - religious persecution and ethnic genocide of Assyrians in the Middle East.
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Comprehensive Mideast Peace Plan
Mor Augin Monastery’s Land in Tur-Abdin seized by Kurds
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Perspective: Guest-Editorial: Assyrian Football Clubs in the Diaspora
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Perspective: Guest-Editorial: The fabrication of Iraqi history and the “untold story of native Iraqis”
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Perspective: Guest-Editorial: Our Church and the Burning of our Books (Aramaic)
Perspective: Guest-Editorial: Syriac Church Reform and Language (Aramaic)
Perspective: Guest-Editorial: Sayfo aw du šrolo, mën hawi? (Aramaic)

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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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