By Augin Kurt Haninke
Stockholm (AINA) -- On the same day I received the news that Patriarch Zakka had passed away in a hospital in Germany (AINA 2014-03-21), I was invited to a cultural event organized by the St. Augin Association in Sweden, in support of the eponymous monastery in Turabdin, Turkey.
By Dikran Ego
(AINA) -- On April 22, 2013 Bishops Yuhanna Ibrahim and Paul Yazici were kidnapped in Syria. During the kidnapping their driver was murdered. A fourth person in the car, Fuad Eliya, was released.
By Peter BetBasoo and Nuri Kino
(AINA) -- On January 21 the Iraq Council of Ministers approved a plan to establish three new provinces in Iraq.
Brussels (AINA) -- Concerned Christian organizations from the Middle East met in Brussels today under the umbrella of the Middle East Christian Committee (MECHRIC) to demand action on the brutal and merciless ethno-religious cleansing against Assyrians, Copts and other Christians taking place in the...
By Augin K. Haninke
(AINA) -- The Kurdish Democratic Party (PYD), a branch of Partiya Karkerın Kurdistan (PKK), recently declared that they want to form a Kurdish autonomy in northern Syria. The area in Syria called al-Jazeera is now called Rojava in Kurdish media.
By Dr. Nicholas Al-Jeloo
When considering the present civil war in Syria, the focus of most Assyrians in the diaspora has understandably been directed towards the governorate of al-Hasakah, which harbours the largest concentration of ethnic Assyrians in the country.