Diyarbakir (AINA) -- Turkish authorities removed an Assyrian sculpture from a public square on January 8. The sculpture, an Assyrian winged bull known as a Lamassu, was in front of the local council building in Diyarbakir. No explanation has been provided by the Turkish government.
(AINA) -- The civil war in Syria has effected its Christian population -- Assyrians, Armenians, Arabs -- more than any other group. Before the war, which started in 2011, Syria's population was 10% Christian, or two million.
(AINA) -- Elizabeth Kendal, an international religious liberty analyst and advocate, has published a book titled After Saturday Comes Sunday: Understanding the Christian Crisis in the Middle East. The book explores the state and future of the Christians of the Middle East. Dr.
By Svante Lundgren
(AINA) -- David B. Perley was one of the 20th century's most influential figures among America's Assyrians. Perley was born in 1901 in Harput but fled during the genocide and came to the US in 1918 where he resided for the rest of his life.
By Peter Ahern
(AINA) -- If 2015 in Europe was most memorable for the hundreds of thousands of refugees who traipsed across the continent, 2016 will be marked by the dramatic increase in terrorist attacks at different European locations. Sadly, these two developments are not unconnected.
(AINA) -- In an interview with AssyriaTV, a Sweden based Internet television station, Jameel al-Jameel, a member of the Nineveh Plains Protection Units (NPU), an Assyrian force fighting ISIS and maintaining security, says that Kurdish soldiers who man checkpoints are preventing NPU members from...