Allies Fear the Cost of Turkey's Instability

By Erika Solomon and Geoff Dyer

Southern Turkey's Incirlik air base was shut down for only a few hours as the plotters seeking to topple Recep Tayyip Erdogan were hunted, but it was long enough to illustrate the effect Turkey's instability can have beyond its borders.

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.

Turkey Investigating People Who Say Coup Attempt Was Hoax

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish prosecutors are investigating people who have alleged on social media that a July 15 coup attempt was a hoax carried out by the government, the country's justice minister said Sunday, reflecting what some critics say are increasing restrictions on expression in the wake of...

Clashes Erupt In ISIS Stronghold In Northern Syria

Islamic State (IS) fighters have clashed with U.S.-backed forces in a militant stronghold in northern Syria. The violence erupted after a 48-hour deadline given to IS militants to leave the encircled town of Manbij expired.

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.

ISIS Relocates Its Strongholds in Mosul to Avoid Airstrikes

By Chalak Haci

Leadership of the Islamic State (ISIS) started relocating its headquarters in the city of Mosul in Iraq's northwestern Nineveh province in a bid to minimise losses in its ranks after the US-led coalition intensified its airstrikes on the city, while the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army troops...

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.

Terrorist Strikes and the Blame Game

By Peter Ahern

(AINA) -- Europe is counting the cost of the latest Islamist terrorist strikes. Two explosions at Zaventem airport in Brussels, with an accompanying explosion at Maelbeek metro station in the heart of the city, have left over 30 dead and dozens seriously injured.

New Research Resolves Long-debated Mesopotamia Timeline

By Daniel Aloi

Dendrochronological and radiocarbon research by an international team led by Cornell archaeologist Sturt Manning has established an absolute timeline for the archaeological, historical and environmental record in Mesopotamia from the early second millennium B.C.


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Assyrian Group Sues Turkish-Kuwaiti Bank for Funding Terrorism
Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Qamishli, Syria
Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Switzerland
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Patriarchs Issue Statement on Two Year Anniversary of ISIS Occupation
German Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian Genocide: History and Politics
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Turkey Investigating People Who Say Coup Attempt Was Hoax
Owner of Kurdish School Protests Closure By Turkish Authorities
Clashes Erupt In ISIS Stronghold In Northern Syria
ISIS Relocates Its Strongholds in Mosul to Avoid Airstrikes
ISIL Fighters Captured While Fleeing Syria Dressed As Women
How a Stockpile of America's Nuclear Weapons Got Tangled Up in a Middle East Crisis
Turkish Leader Slams West Over Crackdown After Failed Coup

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 »

Why France? It's in the Math
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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
Multiculturalism and the Overturning of Traditional Loyalties

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