Turkey Set to Extend State of Emergency Imposed After Coup

(AFP) -- Turkey's top national security body on Wednesday called for an extension of the controversial state of emergency imposed after the 15 July coup that has already seen 32,000 suspects placed under arrest in an unprecedented crackdown.

Assyrian-Swedish Scholar Selected to Pro Futura Scientia Fellowship Program

By Bar Daisan

Stockholm (AINA) -- An Assyrian scholar in Sweden is one of five researchers selected to the Pro Futura Scientia Fellowship program of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies (SCAS). Dr. Aryo Makko, who is lecturer at the History Department at Stockholm University, was nominated by his university.

Senator McCain Sends Letter on Assyrians to Kurdish President

(AINA) -- Former Republican presidential candidate and current Senator from Arizona, John McCain, sent a letter to Kurdish President Massoud Barzani regarding Assyrians in the Kurdish region in north Iraq. In the letter, dated May 25, McCain expresses "...

Australia's Assyrians in Focus

By Peter Ahern

Fairfield, Australia (AINA) -- On Sunday 27 March the Australian Broadcasting Commission presented a special documentary on Australia's Assyrian community as part of the long-running and popular "Compass" series. The Assyrian community is not widely known in Australia.

What Russia Achieved in Syria in 12 Months

In twelve months, Russian forces achieved major success in Syria, destroying radical fighters, stolen oil trucks, militant command and control centers, as well as deploying humanitarian aid and assisting the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), but most importantly bringing civilians hope for a peaceful future,...

32,000 Arrested in Turkey After Coup Attempt

(Reuters) -- Turkey may have to build new courthouses to cope with thousands of prosecutions over July's failed coup, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday, as the number of people arrested reached 32,000.

Is Obama Fast-tracking Mosul Offensive to Save His Legacy?

By Scott Morgan

(AINA) -- Whenever a sitting President of the United States leaves office after his term of office whether its four or eight years the media starts talking about what will their legacy be? There are separate listings for both domestic and foreign policy. In January 2017 Barack Obama leaves office.

Why France? It's in the Math

By Peter Ahern

(AINA) -- As France reels from yet another terrorist attack on its citizens, many commentators are asking why that particular country has borne the brunt of recent terrorist attacks on the West.


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Is Obama Fast-tracking Mosul Offensive to Save His Legacy?
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Issues Statement After Assassination Attempt
European Parliament Member Sends Letter on Assyrian Rights to Kurdish Government
Assyrian Group Sues Turkish-Kuwaiti Bank for Funding Terrorism
Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Qamishli, Syria
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•  The Eradication of Religious and Ethnic Miinorities in Iraq
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Iraqi Monk Serving Christians Who Fled ISIS: 'God Needs Me To Be Here'
Iraqi PM: 'Kurds Do Not Want Independence'
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What Russia Achieved in Syria in 12 Months
32,000 Arrested in Turkey After Coup Attempt
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Editorials »

German Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian Genocide: History and Politics
Senator McCain Sends Letter on Assyrians to Kurdish President
Turkey Attempted to Stop Broadcast of Assyrian Genocide Documentary
Australia's Assyrians in Focus
US Government Must Designate ISIS Attacks As Genocide for All Groups
Assyrians Should Leave the Middle East
Reflections on the Assyrian Genocide and the Next 100 Years
Teaching People to Commit Genocide
'Don't Cry, Sandra' -- Immortal Words of Faith and Hope From an Assyrian Refugee Girl
The Genocide of Assyrians That Started in Iraq Continues in Syria

Opinion Editorials »

Is Obama Fast-tracking Mosul Offensive to Save His Legacy?
Why France? It's in the Math
Terrorist Strikes and the Blame Game
Refugees, Radicals and the Assaults on German Women
Refugees: It's Time to Be Discriminating
A Future for Minorities in the Middle East?
U.S. Government Should Stop Prosecution of Assyrian Attorney
The Middle East and Its Grim Near-Future Development
From Iraq to Syria: the Genocidal Ordeal of the Assyrians
ISIS Undiminished As Assyrian and Yazidi Refugees Suffer

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Power and Propaganda At the Neo-Assyrian Royal Table
Assyrian Refugee Crowned 'Wine Queen' in Germany
University Professor Publishes Book on Ancient Assyrian King
Assyrian Brother and Sister Who Fled Syria Now in University
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