By Hilde G. Lee
Many types of melons abound in our markets at this time of year. Although cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon dominate the melon scene, I like casaba melons, which are more difficult to find. The casaba melon, with its slightly cucumber taste, is milder and juicer than a cantaloupe.
An archaeological dig in southeast Turkey has uncovered a large number of clay tokens that were used as records of trade until the advent of writing, or so it had been believed.
Hasaka, Syria -- While the cultural diversity in the northeastern region of Syria has provided a fountain for bands and groups getting formed and vying with each other to commemorate the cultural and artistic heritage of the region, Barmaya troupe stands out for its adoption of the Syrian Syriac...
By Manny Cruz
San Diego -- Sabri Shamoun, a 74-year-old Chaldean American, grew the earnings from a small grocery store in Detroit into a profitable real estate venture in San Diego that has made him millions and secured the financial futures of his family and many others through his generosity.
Chicago (AINA) -- The Chicago based Assyria Foundation and the Assyrian community honored scholars and editors from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago on the occasion of the completion of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (CAD). Begun in 1921 by Dr.
Iran's Messiah ensemble is planning to perform new music programs in English and Persian at the Iranian capital of Tehran's Vahdat Hall. Conducted by Assyrian musician Honiball Yousef, the group will present the program titled The Voices from the Days of Slavery for the first time.