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  1. Assyrian Umbrella Organization Asks UN to Support Assyrians in North Iraq

    09.21 / 19:29 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    (AINA) -- The Assyrian Universal Alliance, an umbrella organization for Assyrians worldwide, has sent a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations,…
  2. More EU Funding for Iraq

    09.21 / 17:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    The European Union will send an additional €10m in humanitarian assistance to Iraq, bringing the bloc's total contribution to this crisis to €350m since 201…
  3. UN Votes to Help Iraq Collect Evidence Against Islamic State

    09.21 / 17:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. investigators can help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, the Security Council decided…
  4. Kurds and Assyrians: A Tumultuous Past and Present

    09.21 / 17:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    A group of men excavates the remains of victims of the Armenian genocide in modern day, Deir ez-Zor, Syria, 1938. ( Armenian Genocide Museum Institute)The Kurds of the Middle East, though embraced by much of the West as idealistic freedom fighters, have committed a range of human rights abuses, mainly targeting non-Muslim…
  5. Syrian Assyrians Advance Against IS in De-facto Capital Raqqa

    09.21 / 17:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Commander Hannah (right) is part of the Syriac Military Council that fights against IS.Getting to the headquarters of Syriac fighters in Raqqa involves driving mostly across a…
  6. The Islamic State and the Kurds: The Documentary Evidence

    09.21 / 17:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    The controversy over how the Islamic State has treated Kurds is often colored with sensationalist language, with the suggestion that the Islamic State, an entity whose ranks consist primarily of Sunni Arabs, maltreats Kurds simply on the basis of their…
  7. Egyptian President Meets With U.S. Council of Churches, Commits to Promoting Religious Freedom

    09.14 / 23:36 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with a delegation from the U.S. National Council of Churches in Cairo Sunday and, according to a statement from the Egyptian Embassy, "committed to upholding the principles of citizenship and equality among its citizens without discrimination on grounds of…
  8. Russia Says Close to Syria Deal With Turkey, Iran

    09.14 / 22:34 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    ASTANA (Reuters) -- Russia, Turkey and Iran are close to finalising an agreement on creating four de-escalation zones in Syria, a senior Russian negotiator said on…
  9. Assyrian Leader Raises Concern At UN Human Rights Council

    09.14 / 22:34 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Ms Attiya Gamri, the president of the Assyrian Confederation of Europe. Geneva (AINA) -- In an address to the United Nations in Geneva on Thursday, Attiya Gamri, president of the Assyrian Confederation of Europe, voiced concerns on the world's lack of support for the Assyrians in Iraq and…
  10. Celebrations Mark Return of Iraqi Assyrians to Nineveh

    09.14 / 21:27 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    About 500 Christian families -- up to 2,500 people -- celebrated their long-awaited homecoming to Iraq's Nineveh Plains with ceremonies marking a fresh start in their old towns and…
  11. Assyrian Priest Kidnapped and Tortured By ISIS Praises Australia

    09.14 / 16:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Assyrian Iraqi priest Fr Douglas Bazi. ( CNS)An Iraqi-born priest who was kidnapped and tortured by Islamic extremists for nine days says Australia is seen as "the promise land" for thousands of Christians still suffering from genocide in the Middle…
  12. ISIS is Near Defeat in Iraq -- Now Comes the Hard Part

    09.14 / 16:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    MOSUL, Iraq -- The collapse of the Islamic State in its most important Iraqi strongholds has brought a rare moment of hope for a country mired in war for most of the past four…
  13. Iraq MPs Sack Kirkuk Governor Over Kurdish Independence Vote

    09.14 / 16:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Baghdad (AFP) -- Iraq's Parliament voted on Thursday to sack the governor of oil-rich Kirkuk over his decision for the northern province to vote in a Kurdish independence referendum opposed by…
  14. Sixth Round Of Syria Peace Talks Begins In Astana

    09.14 / 16:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    ASTANA -- A sixth round of Syria peace talks has begun in Astana, a two-day gathering sponsored by Russia, Iran, and Turkey with negotiations that are separate from United Nations-sponsored talks in…
  15. Erdogan's Troubles Continues With US Indictment

    09.14 / 16:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's headaches with the United States are growing rather than decreasing under President Donald Trump's administration, with serious implications for Ankara's already tense ties with…