Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fires engulf the fields of wheat and barley in Batnaya

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Ankawa.com–Batnaya–Exclusive  Sources of the site of Ankawa.com in Batnaya reported on Thursday, 27th of May that big fire broke out at noon in Batnaya and it’s continued at the fields of wheat and barley that subsisted by farmers of the region.…

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“An Angel and a King”

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Oh my king, last night I watched you as you slept in your courts of “Dur Sharrkin,” (the house of Sargon). I knelt before my Lord and your maker asking for your healing. I gently stroked your hair and softly kissed your cheek. I even shed a…

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Christian Persecution in Iraq

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We have had technical problems with our Server. Please accept our apologies if you have received this Media Release previously. The Rev Fred Nile MLC, Leader of the Christian Democratic Party, gave the following address in the NSW Upper House on Christian persecution in Iraq.…

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Iraqi Christians face up to a bloody end

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After a series of horrific attacks Iraq’s Christians are endangered in their last stronghold, says John Pontifex Irathe Mosul bombing (Photo: AP)qi Muslims and Christians hold blood-stained notebooks as they march to denounce…

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Pope Appoints Bishop of Erbil, Iraq

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(24 May 2010) On Monday Pope Benedict XVI appointed Father Bashar Warda bishop to the Chaldean Diocese of Erbil, in Northern Iraq. The new bishop replaces Mgr. Rabban Alqas who held the post of Apostolic Administrator of the same diocese since 2007.…

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To the Honourable Mayor of Yerevan Mr Gagik Beglaryan

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ܣܝܥܬܐ ܐܬܩܪܝܬܐ ܬ ܒܝܠܝܬܐ ܕܣܝܦܐ لجنة متابعة مجازرإبادة الآشوريين (سيفو)العالمية Seyfo – Assyrian Genocide Assyrian International Seyfo Committee .AISC To the Honourable Mayor of Yerevan’  Mr Gagik Beglaryan…

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Seyfo Center branch opens in Moscow

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PanARMENIAN.Net – On May 19, the Seyfo Center opened its branch in Moscow to promote the worldwide campaign for recognition of the Genocide of Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks in the Ottoman Empire.…

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Ethic cleansing in Iraq affects Christians

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Ethnic cleansing in Iraq has caused half of 1.4 million Christians who lived there to leave the country. Quoting the Assyrian International News Agency, the report said that these Assyrian Christians compose less than 4 percent of Iraq’s population.…

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Christian Woman’s Faith Attacked in Istanbul Airport

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May 12, 2010 ~ Returning from a recent trip to Lebanon, Helen Talia, traveling with her friend Laurice Somo, both from Chicago, approached the security gates at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, carrying a host of religious (Christian) gifts ~ crosses, rosaries in her carry-on handbag.…

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Over half of the million Christians who lived in Iraq before the 2003

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invasion have fled the country. If they could most of the others would have departed as well if some nation was ready to take them in. Nearly every human rights organization and numerous parliaments are in agreement that an ethnic and religious cleansing has been underway in Iraq. Non-Muslims are not welcome any longer in…

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‘Obliterating’ Iraq’s Christians

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By Nina Shea director, Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom What is most startling about the report of the heartless double bus bombings on May 2 that targeted and injured 80 Christian students traveling to northern Iraq’s Mosul…

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Iraqi Christians Cling to Their Faith in Jordanian Exile

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By Mona Alami AMMAN, May 14, 2010 (IPS) – As the 2003 United States-led invasion of Iraq began, the country’s Christians started streaming across the border into neighbouring Jordan. Today most of them continue to live here in abject poverty with no hope of ever returning to the land of their ancestors.…

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