Islamic State Demolishes Christian Church in Syria

Raymond Ibrahim - 26/5/15 The Assyrian Network for Human Rights recently published the following photograph saying they are the demolished remains of the Church of Saint Mar Beesho‘a in Tel Shamiran, an Assyrian Christian village located in the countryside of the northern city of Hasakah—which was earlier occupied and ransacked by the Islamic State. Read more here- Islamic State ...

Assyrians Hold Demonstrations As ISIS Continues Attacks on Assyrians

10/3/15 (AINA) -- ISIS launched a second series of attacks on Assyrian villages on the Khabur river in Hasaka, Syria. In Iraq ISIS destroyed a third Assyrian archaeological site, the city of Khorsabad, more than 2700 years old. This comes on the heels of ISIS destroying the city of Nimrud, the Museum of Mosul, and the ...

Assyrians Demonstrate in Cities Around the World

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    4/3/15 (AINA) -- Assyrians held demonstrations in cities around the world yesterday and today to call attention to the plight of the Assyrians in Khabur region of Hasaka, Syria, whose villages were attacked by ISIS on February 24. ISIS captured between 262 and 373 Assyrians in the initial attacks, subsequently releasing 23 on Sunday and today. Demonstrations ...

Assyrians Protest ISIS Attacks on Assyrians in Syria

St. Bishu Church in the Assyrian village of Tel Shamiran, Syria, now occupied by ISIS.

1/3/15 (AINA) -- Assyrians held protests in three world cities today to call attention to the ISIS attacks on Assyrians in Khabur, Syria, which have resulted in the capture of up to 373 Assyrians by ISIS and the destruction of churches in the 35 Assyrian villages in the Khabur river in the Hasaka province of Syria. ...

Negotiations for the Release of Assyrians Captured By ISIS Still Ongoing

Danya Seno, killed in the initial attacks on Assyrian villages in Syria by ISIS.

1/3/15 (AINA) -- Prominent Arab sheiks met with Assyrian leaders and clergy in Hasaka today to discuss the plight of the Assyrians captured by ISIS, whose number is between 262 and 373. The sheiks are mediating negotiations between ISIS and Assyrian leaders for the release of the captives. According to Assyrian leaders, no Assyrians have been ...

Assyrian Hostages in Syria Are ‘Safe’, Says ISIS Member

An Assyrian woman and her children who fled from Tel Tamar because of the attacks by ISIS.

  25/2/15 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) -- ISIS attacked several Assyrian villages in Syria yesterday, killing 4 Assyrian guards and kidnapping more than 90 Assyrian men, women and children, and destroying at least 4 churches (AINA 2015-02-23). About half of the abducted Assyrians were brought to the Jabal Abdul Aziz area, while the remainder are held captive in ...