By David Rupert
They all wore crosses as they leaned in, talking rapidly as the translator tried to keep me in the conversation. Their words were passionate and real. They had lived through hell as a family and were happy to be on the other side of it. And yes, they wanted to talk about it.
A new book by Professor Sargon Donabed presents a narrative history and analysis of the Assyrian experience in 20th century Iraq.
By Alex Shams
Just a few hundred feet west of the church built atop the site where the Christian faithful believe Jesus was born, the sounds of the ancient tongue of Aramaic echo across glimmering icons and portraits of Biblical scenes adorned with the language's jagged script.
By Jennifer Chambers
More than 16,000 immigrants and refugees walked into the Chaldean Community Foundation last year and left with a lifeline to navigate their new world.
By Sara Malm
A 1,000-year-old Bible has been uncovered by police in Turkey after smugglers tried to sell the priceless book to undercover officers. Police in the central Turkish city of Tokat confiscated the ancient Bible together with other priceless artefacts after catching the smugglers red-handed.
In an interview with IBNA, the author of this work referred to the book as the first work published in Persian on the subject of familiarity with the grammar of the ancient languages of Syriac, Aramaic and Assyrian.