Forging Demographic Change in Iraq At the Expense of Assyrians

A church in the Assyrian town of Bartella in north Iraq. ( AINA)

AINA - Bar Daisan- 31/1/19 Goettingen, Germany (AINA) -- In a press release dated January 24th, the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) in Göttingen has called attention to new problems arising for the Assyrians (known also as Chaldeans and Syriacs) in the Nineveh Plain, north and east of the city of Mosul, Iraq. Assyrian "representatives fear ...

The Heroic Struggle of an Assyrian in the Wake of Genocide

Ashur Yousuf's widow Arshaluys in Aleppo with her five adult children. Standing from the left: Mary, Alice (author of the book), Sella. Sitting; Sargon, Arshaluys, George. Elder son Rasin is absent because he was living in Armenia under the name Tigran Hovsepyan.

AINA - 31/1/19 Publisher: Nineveh Press 2018 Order: here (AINA) -- The horrors that Seyfo (genocide) brought are described in a new book about the Assyrian national hero Ashur Yousuf and his widow Arshaluys. It is a poignant story of a family's tragic destiny and a testimony of the strong will and sacrifice that Arshaluys Yousuf demonstrated during her ...

French Aid Organisation Proposes a State Secretariat for Middle East Christians

( SOS Chrétiens d'Orient)

AINA - 31/1/19 Paris (AINA) -- The French aid organization SOS Chrétiens d'Orient has called for the creation of a State Secretariat devoted to the care of the Christians of the Oriental East. Hungary could be considered as a model for the establishment of such a State Secretariat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says Charles de Meyer, ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Pope Tawadros II in Egypt

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 31/1/19 On January 30, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark for the Coptic Orthodox Church, at the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbassia District in Cairo, Egypt. In his address, ...