Turabdin, Turkey (AINA) -- An ancient Assyrian monastery dating back to early days of Christianity has been saved from destruction in Turkey's south eastern region. The monastery is known as Deir Haddadke or Saint Aho and is situated a few miles outside the town of Midyat.
(AINA) -- AINA spoke by telephone to Faisal, a Yazidi who is on Mount Sinjar, who said that there are daily attacks on them by ISIS, who is trying to climb onto the mountain, but the Yazidis are fighting back and stopping them.
(AINA) -- A video recorded by the World Council of Churches shows an Assyria man telling of his flight from his village as ISIS swept into the Nineveh Plain, north of Mosul. The man identifies himself as Ayad, from the town of Tel Kepe, north of Mosul.
Athens, Greece (AINA) -- An Assyrian genocide monument was erected yesterday in Athens, Greece, where 8,000 Assyrians live. The monument is a memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians in World War One, which claimed 750,000 Assyrians (75%), 1.
Dohuk, Iraq (AINA) -- Heavy rains flooded refugee camps in Dohuk, Iraq, where an estimated 100,000 Iraqis fled when ISIS entered the Nineveh Plain on August 7. The refugees are mostly Assyrians and Yazidis. Hundreds of refugees were forced to abandon their tents after they were flooded by the rains.
Brussels (AINA) -- Assyrian Federations of Europe are continuing their joint efforts to lobby the European Union on behalf of Assyrians of Iraq. On Thursday, October 16 a representative of the Assyrian federations, Mr.