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Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq
Vatican Top Official to Discuss Syria, Iraq, During Trip to Russia
Kurds Could Postpone Referendum in Return for Concessions From Baghdad
Iranian Assyrian MP Slams US Report on Religious Freedom
Turkish Political Refugees Flock to Germany, Seeking Safety
New Bishop Brings Hope to Some of Syria's Assyrians
Genocide of Christians Continues in Middle East, Says New U.S. Report
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Unveils New Political Party
Iraqi Forces Begin Battle To Retake Tal Afar From ISIS
Clearing Iraqi Cities of Explosives May Take Decades
Kurds Set Up 'Authoritarian Regime' in Syria: Report
Iraqi's Prime Minister Vows to Fight Corruption
ISIS on the Verge of Encirclement in Central Syria
The Kurds Are About to Blow Up Iraq
What Post-ISIS Iraq Can Do for Peace
Iraq Acknowledges Abuses Committed Against Civilians in Mosul Campaign
Iraqi Court Overrules Kirkuk Council Decision to Raise KRG Flag
Assyrians in Iraq Are 'On the Brink of Extinction'
Iraqi Assyrian Leader Fears Rise of 'New Islamic State'
US-backed Forces Liberate 60 Percent of Raqqa City
Yezidi Town Votes to Join Kurdistan Independence Referendum
Turkish Democracy Might Be Dead -- and Things Could Soon Get a Lot Worse
Will Turkey Succeed in Turning the Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque?
Understanding The Assyrian Militias Of Iraq And Syria
Iraq Seeks International Help to Investigate Islamic State Crimes
Iraq's Yazidis and Assyrians Remain Unconvinced By Kurdistan Referendum
Armed Disputes Reveal Iraqi Assyrians' Discord
Assyrian Leaders Welcome Support From Trump, Congress to Rebuild Homeland in Iraq
Corruption, Nepotism Obvious Under Erdogan
Iraqi Kurdish Independence Referendum Will Fuel Instability, Turkey Says
Aleppo Residents Return to Rebuild Syria's Shattered City
Turkey Faces Kurdish Quandary in Iraq, Syria
Syriac Catholic Patriarch Says West Has 'Betrayed' Christian Minorities
Did ISIS Inadvertently Uncover the Secret to the "lost" Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
Islamic State Threatens More Bloodshed in Iran
Thousands Flee As Iraq Steps Up Airstrikes on IS-held Town
Iraqi Assyrians Are Racing Against Time
Hungarian Leader: 'It Is a Duty to Help Our Christian Brothers'
Assyrians Face 'Biggest, Greatest Challenge' in Iraq
Pressure Mounts to Roll Back Kurdish Independence Referendum
Christian Converts Leave Iran for Turkey, Claiming Persecution
Mideast Patriarchs Call on Pope Francis to 'Scold' World Leaders Over Christian Exodus
Iraq's Turkmen Areas Become Battlefield in Kurdish Referendum Debate
Iraqi Assyrians Fill Pews in Churches Burned Down By ISIS
ISIS Storm Strategic City in Southern Hasakah
ISIS Nearly Trapped in Central Syria As Main Supply Line is Cut By Syrian Army
Turkey Ending Support for Syrian Rebels 'Goodwill Gesture Towards Damascus'
US-backed Syrian Fighters Win Strategic Victory Near Raqqa
Turkey Increasingly Dangerous for Christians
Inside the Air Campaign Against ISIS in Iraq
Detroit Iraqi Assyrians Fearful After Deportation Raids
Iraq's Turkmen Cry Foul in Advance of Kurdish Independence Poll
In 'Liberated' Mosul, ISIS Still Imperils the Path to City's Revival
Iraq's Kurds Stick to Independence Vote Despite U.S. Request to Postpone it
Lavrov Reveals Why 2016 Russia-US Syria Deal Failed
Archbishop of Mosul Says Over 600 Assyrian Families Have Returned
Assyrian Genocide In Iraq: The Patriarch's Plea
Turkish Jets Shell Several Areas in Kurdistan Region, Says Official
Iraqi Bishop Urges Support for Returning Assyrians
Nineveh: The Assyrian Nation's Last Stand
Summaries

Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq

By Amir Harrak

The so-called Islamic State invaded Mosul and the Plain of Nineveh in the north of Iraq in August 2014, destroying people, especially minorities, centuries-old religious and civil buildings, and cultural heritages, including collections of manuscripts owned privately or by institutions.

Vatican Top Official to Discuss Syria, Iraq, During Trip to Russia

Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on Sunday told Sputnik that during his visit to Russia, due to start Monday, he would touch upon the situation in the Middle East, Ukraine and South Caucasus when meeting senior Russian officials and Orthodox Church clergy members.

Iranian Assyrian MP Slams US Report on Religious Freedom

An Iranian Assyrian Christian lawmaker denounced an annual report by the US government on religious freedom in Iran for its falsification of facts, saying religious minorities in Iran are treated with much more respect than those in the US.

Turkish Political Refugees Flock to Germany, Seeking Safety

By Kirsten Grieshaber

BERLIN (AP) -- The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish turn of events that brought him here.


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