Monthly Archives: April 2010

Iraqi Delegation to attend Offshore Technology Conference

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(Houston, TX – May 4-6, 2010) As part of the official International Buyer Program (IBP) at Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2010, Houston, TX, the U.S. Department of Commerce has organized and is escorting 25 buyer delegations from key foreign oil and gas markets – including Iraq!…

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Turkey remains on religious freedom “Watch List”

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The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) announced its 2010 recommendations to Congress, the White House, and the State Department, which included keeping Turkey on its “Watch List” as one of the most serious offenders of freedom of religion towards non-Muslim communities.…

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Iraqis return home for Easter

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Hopeful: Archbishop Emil Shimoun Nona says Easter Mass crowds in Mosul, Iraq, were a sign of hope for the survival of Christianity in the region MOSUL, Iraq (Zenit.org): The Archbishop of Mosul of the Chaldeans reported that a…

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Pope names officials for Synod on Middle East

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Pope Benedict XVI has named the officials for a special meeting of the Synod of Bishops devoted to the Middle East, which will take place in Rome in October. Three Eastern Catholic patriarchs will be honorary president delegates, along with the…

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Iraq’s forgotten conflict

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Untold until now is the story of ‘a campaign of liquidation’ against Iraq’s religious minorities who, post invasion, have had to endure torture, killings, forced conversions and exile.…

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Assyria – New Zealand Memorial Plaque

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By : Gaby Kiwarkis The Plaques were dedicated by the; Assyrian Levies Association, Assyrian Victorian Community, Assyrian Sports and Cultural Club, Assyrian Australian Association, Assyrian Barwar Association, Assyria…

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Details of the assault on Father Faris Yako in Telleskuf

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Ankawa.com – Telleskuf – Exclusive Follow-up the details of the assault on Father Faris Yako in the town of Telleskuf by a member of the Peshmerga, the correspondent of Ankawa.com met with Father Yako about the incident. Father Yako said, at exactly 7.30 pm of yesterday, Thursday the…

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All those theres

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Baghdad via exile, for Youssef Rakha, makes more sense than Baghdad Thanks to a flighty wi-fi connection at the riad where I stayed that time in Marrakesh, I heard Sargon Boulus reading his poems for the first time.…

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Iraqi Christians Return Home for Easter

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MOSUL, Iraq, APRIL 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The archbishop of Mosul of the Chaldeans is reporting that a record number of people attended Easter Mass in Mosul, as Christians begin to return after fleeing violent attacks.…

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