Monthly Archives: February 2010

Why Christians Are Leaving the Middle East

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Christians Are Abandoning a Region They’ve Lived in for Two Millenniums By KRISTEN CHICK cross the Middle East, where Christianity was born and its followers once made up a sizable portion of the population, Christians are now tiny minorities. Driven by…

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Christian Student Killed in Iraq; Fourth Murder in Days

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By Ethan Cole|Christian Post Reporter The bullet-riddled body of a 20-year-old Christian student was found on the street of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Wednesday. Wissam George was missing since that morning when he left for school, a police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Agence France-Presse. George was studying to be…

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Fourth Christian killed in northern Iraq

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By Mujahid Mohammed (AFP) MOSUL, Iraq — A Christian student was found dead in the main northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, the fourth in as many days, amid warnings of rising violence against the minority ahead of March 7 polls.…

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Greetings in the name of the Lord:

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We all deeply saddened by hearing the sleep in peace of our beloved Metropolitan Mar Narsai D’ Baz. It is a great lost to our Church and Assyrian national group. Yet we thank God for giving His beatitude to us for so many years and we thank our beloved Church for rearing great men like…

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The murder of Christian young man in Mosul

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Ankawa.com – Mosul – Exclusive A trusted source reported the site of ankawa.com that an unidentified armed group targeted on Sunday evening the young man Rayan Salim Basheer and shot him dead outside his home in Al-Mishraq neighborhood in the city of Mosul.…

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The Kidnapping of Christian man in Mosul

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Ankawa.com – Mosul – Exclusive According to a reliable source for the site of ankawa.com, unidentified gunmen abducted on Saturday evening one of the Christian citizen from his place of work in Mosul.…

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His Beatitude Mar Narsai De Baz – News Update

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It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that we regret to announce the falling asleep in the Lord of His Beatitude Mar Narsai DeBaz, Metropolitan of Lebanon, Syria and Europe of the Assyrian Church of the East. His Beatitude was called to his heavenly home by the Lord at 3:00 pm Pacific Time,…

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EL CAJON FIRE MARSHAL CLOSES DOWN OVERCROWDED EVENT

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IRAQI IMMIGRANTS WAITING HOURS FOR SERVICES FORCED TO GO HOME EMPTY-HANDED St. Peter’s Cathedral, Chaldean church in El Cajon, helps thousands of Iraqi immigrants arriving in East County in recent months. (photo credit: Khari Johnson) February 12, 2010 (El Cajon) –Iraqi immigrants began lining up at 5 a.m. today to…

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A Hole in the Foot affected the kidneys and caused unbearable pain

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The little Katherine appeals the owners of good Hearts to host her during the treatment period. Katherine is a 9-year-old girl from Iraq, member of a family consisted of 6 people. They are living in a complex of 350 units near Mosul, that has been built for the low- income families, who fled from Baghdad…

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Babel Pontifical College:Resilance redefined

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The pontifical Babel college of philosophy and theology was founded in 1991.It is the only Christian theological faculty in Iraq and it belongs to the Chaldean Catholic Church of Iraq. Throughout its inception the college became an instrumental educational institute providing a higher scientific education for priests, monks, nuns…

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The Key to the Bubkey Formula

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It has been confirmed, for some time now, that the overnight Assyrian music sensation, “Bubkey,” will be performing in Chicago this Valentine.  The once “youtube” performing artist that many of us watched assembled in a room with his guitar, replicating Ashur Bet-Sargis and Evin Aghassi released his first album,…

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CONGRESSMAN PETERS TO ANNOUNCE INCREASE IN REFUGEE FUNDING MONDAY

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Congressman Peters to Meet Directly with Displaced Iraqis at Refugee Workshop Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gary Peters will announce a substantial increase in immigrant support at a Refugee workshop this Monday, February 8th in Troy. Congressman Peters will meet directly with displaced Iraqis to discuss the US…

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The speech delivered by the Senator for New South Wales

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Senator FIERRAVANTI-WELLS (New South Wales) (1:38 PM) —I rise to speak on an important issue relating to the continued persecution of the Assyrian community in the Middle East and in particular Iraq. The systematic dismantling of human rights provisions against this oppressed race is a source of great concern for members of the…

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Shadow Minister for Ageing has raised concern for the Assyrians in Iraq

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ASSYRIAN UNIVERSAL ALLIANCE AUSTRALIA REGION  Member: Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization (UNPO) mpi-speech-assyrian-community-3-february-2010.pdf  PRESS RELEASE  Sydney – 5 February 2010 The Honorable Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Shadow Minister for Ageing Liberal Senator for New South Wales has raised concern for the Assyrians in Iraq and…

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