Monthly Archives: September 2010

El Cajon Sees Rise In Iraqi Refugee Population

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Report Says Chaldeans Are Fastest-Growing Refugee Community In San Diego EL CAJON, Calif. — The U.S. State Department reports San Diego County has become the nation’s largest resettlement site for refugees from around the world.…

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Gallipoli threat over monument

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THE Department of Foreign Affairs is holding talks with Turkey as a controversial World War I monument in Sydney threatens a Gallipoli surveying project. Turkey’s ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, Oguz Ozge, said the monument,…

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The San Diego melting potBy Union-Tribune Editorial Board

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The statistic, part of a quiet trend, is startling only because of where it comes from: Escondido, the local city struggling most with ethnic change, empowerment and assimilation. Escondido, by the latest estimates, is 46 percent Hispanic and 44 percent white.…

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Middle Eastern chain adds Detroit eatery BY JOHN GALLAGHER

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When Quicken Loans moved its first several hundred employees to its new downtown headquarters in the Compuware building last month, many Quicken workers spent their first lunch hour grabbing Middle Eastern food at the nearby CK Mediterranean Grille on Monroe Street.…

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Iraqi Christians find refuge in East Tennessee

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A group of religious refugees are finding a home in East Tennessee. Chaldean Catholics, native to Iraq, are fleeing their home country to avoid persecution. Many Chaldeans are tortured, even murdered over their religious beliefs. There are…

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Aoun urges Vatican to halt ‘Christian exodus’

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By Wassim Mroueh DBAYYEH: The head of the Free Patriotic Movement Michel Aoun has urged the Vatican to prevent the exodus of Christians from the Middle East, saying religious extremism is not the sole motive for migration.…

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International Conference «Three Genocides, One

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Strategy»Athens, 20.09.2010 A first systematic attempt in Greece for scientific registration and analysis of the genocide, which was initially perpetrated the Ottomans and then by the Turkish, on the Christian populations of the East was the…

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Armenia’s national minorities create weblogs

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On September 17-19, the Armenian office of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) held training courses Citizen Journalism for National Minorities. The participants studied the means of disseminating information throughout the network.…

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The Jordanian Difference

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Author: Kevin Clarke As conditions for Chaldean Catholics in Iraq deteriorate and political unrest threatens Christians in Lebanon, the Kingdom of Jordan remains a small oasis of relative calm for the Middle East’s Christian minority.…

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