(AINA) -- According to a report by BBC Arabic, Islamists in Tikrit have destroyed The Assyrian Green Church, built in 700 A.D., and Forty Shrine, the oldest Islamic religious shrine in Iraq.
Stockholm (AINA) -- Assyrians are preparing for the 2015 centennial commemoration of the genocide committed against them in World War One by Ottoman Turkey. A film team spent recently three weeks in southeast Turkey shooting for a documentary film which will premiere next year.
Skokie, Illinois (AINA) -- over 1,000 Assyrians participated in a 5 kilometer walk to call attention to the suffering of Assyrians in north Iraq, who have been forced to flee their homes by the Islamic State (ISIS). The walk was held in Skokie, a suburb of Chicago which is home to 20,000 Assyrians.
Stockholm (AINA) -- Five Assyrians have been elected to serve in the Riksdag, the Swedish National Parliament. Elections were held on September 14. Three are from the Social Democratic Party, Mr. Yilmaz Kerimo, Mr. Emmanuel Oz and Mr. Ibrahim Baylan. Mr.
By Mikhael Benjamin
(AINA) -- The province of Nineveh is going through tragic and exceptional conditions, particularly its minorities, national, ethnic, religious and linguistic groups, such as the Chaldean Assyrian Christians, Yazidis, Shabak, Turkmen and the Kakai in the aftermath of the control by ISIS terrorist...
(AINA) -- The Assyrian Universal Alliance and the Armenian National Committee of America have sent a joint letter Congressman Edward Royce, representative for California's 39th congressional district, on the persecution of Assyrians in Iraq. Mr.
Yonkers, New York (AINA) -- The city of Yonkers, New York as passed a resolution on September 10 supporting the Assyrians of Iraq. Yonkers is the home of one of the oldest earliest Assyrian communities in America, going back to World War One.