Monthly Archives: August 2009

From Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Shlama All, Ablahad’s political party held a public lecture in San Diego for him and prevented me from video taping a public event so that it would have been shown to our people who did not attend through our local TV program. I told his political organizers publicly that they fear the truth.…

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Sweden May Have Illegally Deported Iraqi Refugees

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Stockholm (AINA) — Kalle Larsson, member of the Swedish Parliament for the Left Party and Spokesman on migration and refugees, has called for an investigation of Tobias Billström, Swedish Minister of Migration, following allegations that Iraqi refugees were illegally deported to Iraq. The allegations were detailed in a series of reports for Swedish Public Radio’s…

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Assyrian Christian Leader in Iraq Has Hope !

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Irbil, Iraq In a wide ranging interview at his modest home in the Ankawa neighborhood of Irbil in northern Iraq, the reclusive Minister of Finance of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Sargis Agajan was all but reclusive. Over lunch and for most of the afternoon he told his side of the story.…

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Request to the Constitutional Committee to the review the conduct Tobias Billström [Swedish Minister of Migration] regarding the establishment and compliance of the MoU with Iraq on readmissions

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On February 18, 2008 Sweden and Iraq signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding readmissions of Iraqi asylum seekers whose applications for Swedish residence permits have been denied. The Minister of Migration Tobias Billström stated in the radio show Ekot on August…

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Committees’ Objectives and Features

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August 16, 2009 Objectives: 1. Creation a committee in each of the major specialties among Iraqi American academic and professional community (IAAPC). 2. Creation of similar committees among Iraqi Academic and professional community (IAPC)…

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Amid violence, Iraqi archbishop ‘more pessimistic than ever’ about Christians’ future

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  Archbishop Louis SakoKirkuk, Iraq, Aug 27, 2009 / 08:24 pm (CNA).- Louis Sako, Chaldean Archbishop of Kirkuk, has said that Iraqi Christians are facing “bad days” as “ineffective” security cannot prevent criminality and violence targeting Christian minorities. Many of the Christians who remain are in such fear that they too want to leave Iraq,…

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Community Day ~ 2009

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The Assyrian Medical Society launches “Community Day ~ 2009” Coupon Campaign, sponsored by Carson Pirie Scott. On November 14, 2009, enjoy discounts of up to $60, plus an additional 10%, 15%, 20% and 30% off of already discounted merchandise on your purchases at Carson…

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Out of The Ruins of “Dur Sharukin” Comes a Shrine

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In the Alchemist, Paulo Coelho writes that when we dream, the whole universe aligns itself to help us realize that which we dream. He speaks of Personal Legends, our calling in life, and that in meditation, we do in fact find that the world has a soul, and that the soul is found in every…

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Iran religious minority MPs under pressure to travel to New York with Ahmadinejad

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Washington, 24 August (WashingtonTV)—Parleman News, a Persian-language news website affiliated to the Line of the Imam pro-reform, minority faction in Iran’s Majlis [parliament], reports today that “the representatives of religious minorities in the eighth Majlis” have been placed under “extreme pressure” to accompany President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on his trip to New York.…

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Iraqi church leaders appeal for peace after deadly bomb blasts

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Church leaders in Iraq have appealed for peace and reconciliation after massive truck bombings struck Baghdad on Wednesday. by Jennifer Gold Enlarge this picturePeople gather at the bombing scene in front of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009. Nearly simultaneous truck…

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The Members of The Kurdistan Parliament Council Perform the Oath

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Ankawa.com-Erbil-Exclusive. During an official cermony, in the presence of Regional, Iraqi and International officials, The President of Regional Kurdistan and the members of the elected Kurdistan Parliament Council, including the members from our people, performed the Constitutional Oath. During the cermony, Kamal Kurkuly was elected new President…

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Immigrant teams form unique football rivalry in Sweden

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SOEDERTAELJE: A small town just outside Stockholm is home to one of Europe’s most extraordinary footballing rivalries: two teams formed by immigrants that are now on the cusp of Sweden’s top flight. Soedertaelje, with a population of 83,000, is better known for producing Swedish tennis legend Bjorn Borg and a highly successful ice hockey team.…

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„Revealing Chauvinism“: Turkey refuses the deceased Armenian artist Aram Tigran a last resting-place

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Turkey’s refusal to allow the Armenian singer Aram Tigran to be buried in the Kurdish metropole of Diyarbakir has been described by the Society for Threatened Peoples (GfbV) as “revealing chauvinism”. “We recommend German politicians of all parties to defy political correcstness and to distance themselves from a Turkish…

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