By Yeghig Tashjian
(AINA) -- As World War I broke out, the Turkish government implemented the plan to destroy the Christian communities within its empire. Around 2 million (1,500,000 Armenians, 750,000 Assyrians and 500,000 Pontic Greeks) were massacred and others deported from their ancestral lands.
By Konstantin Sabo
(AINA) -- Almost on a daily basis we are hear unthinkable and heartbreaking news about the cruelties that the Islamic State (ISIS) is committing in North Iraq, particularly against Assyrians and Yazidis. The Nineveh Plain is an area north of Mosul.
By James Rayis
(AINA) -- Today, in the midst of the greatest threat to a 6764 year old community's existence in Iraq, the Aramaic-speaking Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs), both Iraqi and expatriate, must look to the Kurdish Regional Government for immediate aid for those in the Nineveh and Kirkuk...
By Rebecca Simon
(AINA) -- The heart-wrenching fate of Assyrian Christians in Iraq haunts every corner of my being. I well up over the image of fright in the tearful eye of a child next to the lifeless body of his mother.
By Robert DeKelaita
(AINA) -- As we remember our martyrs today, there is a town whose name we should never forget: Simmele. The word Simmele is at the root of our Martyrs' Day. Indeed, the very idea of our martyrs came from the tragic and heroic story of Simmele.
By Augin Haninke
(AINA) -- Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq, recently made a historic visit to Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey. It was Barzani's first visits to a city which may well become the capital of a future Kurdish state in Turkey.