All Things Assyrian
Business is Going Native Again
Rare Byzantine Mosaic Unearthed in Israel's Negev Desert
British Museum Will Not Bid for Fragment of Assyrian Stele
The Oldest Song in the World
Dennis Earl Elementary School Celebrates Assyrian New Year
Chaldean Business Group Booming in San Diego
Lent is a Time of Peace and the Future of Christians in Iraq
Syria, History, and the (re)conquest of the Middle East
U.S. Troops Saved Art As the 'Monuments Men' of Iraq
Cuneiform Exceptionalism
Egypt's Mysterious Monastery Hides Ancient Secrets
Biblical Languages Expert Leaves Legacy of Student Mentorship
Chaldean Assyrians Split Over Competing Chambers of Commerce in California
Assyrian Woman Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia
Early Assyrian Church Burial Site Found in China
Sesame Granola, Crackers and Cookies Worth Opening
Archaeologists Return to Ancient City of Lachish
Chaldean Assyrians Celebrate Pope's Acceptance
Assyrian Dictionary: Are We There Yet?
Samuel Shimon and Arabic Literature
Armenian Church to Give Christmas Gifts to Community Kids
Iranians Celebrate Winter Arrival on Yalda Night
Assyrian Church Celebrates Centennial
What to Do and See in the Secret of Fairfield
Medieval Origins of Debate On Classroom Beatings
Creative Genealogy Writing: Researching Family Histories in the Middle East
The Holy Cross Monastery in Turkey
Dispute Over Ancient Assyrian Gold Tablet Goes to Court
The All Mighty and Humble Root Vegetable
Januzaj Dodges Belgian Draft
Summaries

Business is Going Native Again

By Andrew Hill

Whether you trace them back to Assyrian trading networks in 2000BC, or only as far as the mid-19th century when the modern cross-border joint-stock company was born, multinationals have had a good run.

Rare Byzantine Mosaic Unearthed in Israel's Negev Desert

An ornate mosaic floor from a Byzantine monastery has been found in Israel's northern Negev desert. Colourful birds, leaves and floral motifs adorn the Byzantine mosaic and inscriptions in both Greek and Syriac, helped archaeologists date the mosaics to the 6th century AD.

British Museum Will Not Bid for Fragment of Assyrian Stele

By Martin Bailey

The lower part of an Assyrian royal stele is due to be sold at Bonhams in London on 3 April, with an estimate of 600,000 to 800,000. The upper section belongs to the British Museum, but The Art Newspaper understands that the museum is unlikely to try to acquire the work to reassemble the monument.

The Oldest Song in the World

By Robert Fink

For fifteen years Prof. Anne Draffkorn Kilmer puzzled over clay tablets relating to music including some excavated in Syria by French archaeologists in the early '50s.

Dennis Earl Elementary School Celebrates Assyrian New Year

By Elizabeth Arakelian

Turlock, California -- While Assyrians may not have a country, they do have a close-knit community to call home in Turlock. Often mistaken as Syrians, Assyrians are not from Syria but rather ancient Mesopotamia.

Chaldean Business Group Booming in San Diego

By Jeremy Ogul

Chaldean Catholics constitute a significant chunk of the East County population -- as many as 81,000 call San Diego County home, by some estimates -- but the portion of Chaldean business owners who affiliate with the broader business community through the region's various chambers of commerce is...

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