ISIS Release Assyrian Girl in Syria

Miriam David Talya, an Assyrian girl who was captured by ISIS last year was released yesterday.

28/3/2016 (AINA) -- An Assyrian girl who was captured by ISIS on February 23 last year was released yesterday by ISIS. The girl, Miriam David Talya, was among the 253 Assyrians who were captured by ISIS last year when it attacked the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur river, in Hassaka, Syria. Miriam was supposed to be ...

Funeral Held for Assyrians Killed By ISIS Bombing in Syria

12/12/15 (AINA) -- A combined funeral was held today in Tel Tamar, Syria for the 4 Assyrians who were killed by the triple ISIS suicide bombings yesterday. The deceased Assyrians have been identified as George Ballo, Slivo Isaac, Milia Tolo and Hisham Bato. The death toll from the bombings is between 50 and 60, with over 100 ...

Three Car Bombs Explode in Assyrian Town in Syria – 50 Killed

12/12/15 (AINA) -- Three car bombs exploded yesterday in the Assyrian town of Tel Tamar in the Hassaka province of Syria, killing 50 people and wounding 100. At least 4 Assyrians were killed. One of the bombs targeted a Kurdish field hospital, the other the Souk Al Jumla market square. Two of the Assyrians killed have ...

ISIS Release 37 Assyrian Hostages in Syria

Assyrian hostages freed by ISIS on the bus to Tel Tamar, Syria.

7/11/15 (AINA) -- ISIS today released 37 Assyrians that it captured on February 23 when it attacked the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur river in the Hasaka province. ISIS captured 253 in the initial attack and drove 3,000 Assyrians from their villages. Most have not returned. The 37 Assyrians who were released, 27 women, are all ...

ISIS Execute Three Assyrians in Syria

From Left: Dr. Abdulmasih Enwiya, Basam Michael, Ashur Abraham, three Assyrians executed by ISIS on September 23.

8/10/15 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) -- ISIS has executed three Assyrians in Syria. The execution was carried out in the morning of September 23, which was the day Muslims commemorated the "Festival of the Sacrifice" (eid al-Adha). It is not known why ISIS waited two weeks to release the video. The three Assyrians, wearing orange jumpsuits and kneeling, ...

ISIS Destroys Assyrian Churches : Hostages Still Being Held

ISIS members destroying the St. George Catholic Monastery in Mosul, Iraq (photo: ISIS twitter).

    17/3/15 (AINA) -- ISIS has posted pictures, on its twitter accounts, of its members destroying the St. George Monastery in Mosul. The pictures show ISIS members using sledgehammers to smash crosses and icons, and removing the cross from the dome and replacing it with the black ISIS flag. See Attacks on Assyrians in Syria See Timeline of ISIS ...

ISIS Crosses River in New Attacks on Assyrian Villages in Syria

8/3/15 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) -- ISIS crossed to the northern side of the Khabur river in the Hasaka province of Syria At 2 A.M. this morning and launched fierce attacks on several villages. ISIS fighters crossed through the village of Tel Maghas and Tel Nasri and began fighting with Kurdish and Assyrian fighters near the Arab ...

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 ...