Monthly Archives: May 2008

AUA Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs

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On 13 May 2008, a delegation representing the Assyrian Universal Alliance – Australia Chapter and the Assyrian Australian National Federation went on an official visit to Canberra to meet with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Stephen Smith…

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Adding shame to humiliation

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Since the war in Iraq turned into a disaster, one common argument has been that President Bush’s misadventure bears many similarities with US imperialism in South Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s.…

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Press report : Signatures of Nineveh Plain optional or mandatory

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Rayan Negara – Ankawa.com /Ninevah plain The issue of collecting signatures of clerics and notables was frequently repeated during the last time, demanding in the name of Chaldeans Syrians Assyrians public , to join Telkef district to Kurdistan territory and to settle an autonomy region for…

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Presentation of the drama (Begmenta) The Regret in Alkosh

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Rayan Nekara /Ankawa.com On Thursday 8/5/2008 ,the drama of (Begmenta) The Regret was presented on the hall of Alkosh youth theater ,considering the first fruitful artistic cooperation between the artistic activity in Alkosh sport club and Shera theater team.…

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Clichéd Choruses

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Helen Talia / Chicago Clichéd choruses about Kamareh, and Pousheyeh are sounding a little bit redundant these days. Songwriters should pick a new topic to write about, and I say this with all sincerity. As for singers…

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Christians at mercy of fanatics

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By George Pell THE death of another Australian soldier in Afghanistan last week reminds us of the deadly struggle that continues there and in Iraq. Neither theatre of war gives any sign of a quick victory.…

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US religious freedom watchdog mulls blacklisting Iraq

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WASHINGTON (AFP) — A US watchdog on religious freedom on Friday expressed serious concern over violations in strife-torn Iraq and was considering whether to place the ally of Washington on a blacklist with countries such as North Korea and Iran.…

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Christian Iraqi Refugee Pleas For Help

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WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (BosNewsLife)– Christian Iraqi refugee has pleaded to the United States to be reunited with her disabled husband whom she was forced to leave behind when she was granted asylum in the United States, BosNewsLife learned Friday, May 2.…

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U.S. Commission Split on Iraq Religious Freedom

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 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is split along party lines over whether to designate Iraq as a “country of particular concern” for religious freedom.A recommendation to designate Iraq as a “country of particular concern” would be a…

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Churches decry bishop’s murder

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Rome Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho of the northern Iraq city of Mosul, who was kidnapped in February by armed attackers, was found dead on March 13, church officials in…

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