Monthly Archives: December 2010

Iraq’s Invisible Refugees

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Ankawa, a neighborhood on the north side of Erbil, in northern Iraq, does not live and breathe like a refugee camp or place of suffering. It is a cluster of streets dotted with Chaldean churches, cafebars,…

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Blasts kill Iraqi Christians

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Ten explosions target Christians across Iraqi capital, killing two and wounding 18, days after al-Qaeda renewed threat. Al Qaeda recently renewed its threat against Iraq’s small Christian community [AFP]…

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“Aqmeh D’Sheta”

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“Arpah aqmeh go sheta, rashme l’shekla d’khayouta, tlata yarkheh l’koul aqma, kha seqouma qa breta.” From Assyrian-Canadian singer Tony Gabriel, in collaboration with poet/lyricist http://www.ankawa.org/vshare/view/2134/4-aqmee/…

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2 dead in strikes on Christian homes in Iraq

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From Jomana Karadsheh, CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) — At least two people were killed, and 14 others were wounded Thursday in a wave of bombings targeting Christian homes in Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.…

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Rare Assyrian artifacts on display in Istanbul

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Anatolia News AgencyRare examples of 4,000-year-old artifacts from the ancient Assyrian kingdom are on display in Istanbul’s Hagia Irene Museum, which is hosting a long-term exhibition for the first time since 1983.…

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Iraqi Christians Celebrate in Exile

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by Nathan Deuel After a string of terror attacks and threats—including October’s devastating al Qaeda rampage in Baghdad—Christians in Iraq have fled to the north, or nearby countries.…

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No Christmas in Baghdad

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by Jeremy Reynalds The last of Baghdad and Mosul’s Christian population are packing up their cars and fleeing for their lives.…

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