Monthly Archives: September 2009

Syrianska 0 – 1 Assyriska: Derby Delight, Othuroye rule Södertälje

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ45WUbi_Mc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]Where o where to begin… The build up to the game was less animated than usual. This can be attributed to the fact that, for the first time in the derby, the 3 points on offer far outweighed local bragging rights in terms of importance. Both teams are in…

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Web forums help Iraqi refugees adapt to America

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By Hannah Allam | McClatchy Newspapers BAGHDAD — “Mozart” is the screen name of a 44-year-old guitar-playing Iraqi refugee who was resettled in the United States recently. In a posting this month to a popular online forum for Iraqis emigrating to the West, Mozart rattled off his many accomplishments: an economics degree from a prestigious…

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Immigrant football teams form unique rivalry in Sweden

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 The Swedish football teams Assyriska and Syrianska, first formed in the early 1970s by Christian exiles from the Middle East, have grown a fervent cult following in their hometown and around the world. A small town just outside Stockholm is home to one of Europe’s most extraordinary…

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Statement of Pax Christi delegation to Iraq

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An international Pax Christi delegation visited Iraq last week. They went to Kirkuk, Mosul, Erbil and Dohuk from 10 September to 17 September. The situation for the Iraqi people is very uncertain and more violence being expected in the period leading up to the elections in January 2010. The delegation encountered many good examples of…

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Pope announces synod on Middle East for 2010

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By John Thavis Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was convening a Synod of Bishops for the Middle East to be held in October of 2010, to address the trials and tribulations of the Christian population in the region.…

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Clarification to all editors and publishers:

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Elucidation of the “ankawa.com” on the articles that are not published on the site. Arrive “ankawa.com” A lot of articles on various issues, carries with it the ideas and attitudes and different information to a very large extent, commensurate with the most to our Terms of Use, you can find its natural place in it,…

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The Bishop Jerjis Al-Kass Mussa rejected the article published by Al-Zamman news paper about Qaraqosh, expressing his surprise to transform their demands to religious prejudices

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Mosul – Ankawa.com The Bishop, Baseliose Al-Kass Mossa, the Pastor of Mosul Parish and the Syriac Catholic vicinity, strongly denied that the Christian of Qaraqosh is source of threats to the other non-Christian people. He expressed his surprise from Al-Zamman news paper who published such allegations few days ago, entitled,” threats targeting the…

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From California ~ A Story of Courage and Hope

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Meet Danny, 16, and Michael, 9, Peera, two brothers who have designed flyers that they’ve placed on recyclable cans and bottles at neighbors’ doors with a message that says “We Will Redeem These Cans and Bottles for Cash,” in an effort to raise money to help needy Assyrian children in Northern Iraq.…

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Pope ready to announce synod on Middle East for 2010

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By John Thavis Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Vatican sources said Pope Benedict XVI was preparing to convene a Synod of Bishops for the Middle East to be held in October of 2010, to address the trials and tribulations of the Christian population in the region.…

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The Syriac Language Department at Baghdad University announces opening the door for acceptance

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Ankawa.com – Baghdad – Syriac Language Department at the University The Syriac Language Department at the Faculty of Languages – University of Baghdad announces opening the door of the admission for the students who graduated in the academic years, 2007 – 2008 and 2008 – 2009. The applicants must be from those of native speakers…

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The Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council

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 13 September, 2009 The Assyrian Universal Alliance (“AUA”) has been participating for years in United Nations meetings. This participation has become more effective since AUA joined the International organisation known as the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO).…

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The Release of The Abducted Hikmat Saeed

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Ankawa.com. Mosul A well known and trusted source reported to “Ankawa.com” that the abducted Hikmat Saeed was release today, Friday, the 11th. of September 2009 after he was Kidnapped since two Weeks ago. The source did not mention whether the process was accompanied by paying a…

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