Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hundreds of looted artifacts returned to Iraq

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By Barbara Surk – The Associated Press BAGHDAD — Hundreds of Iraqi artifacts looted from museums and archaeological sites across the country — including a 4,400-year-old statue of an ancient king stolen during the U.S.-led invasion — have been returned to Iraq and were displayed Tuesday.…

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Sharrukin – an Assyrian Version of Braveheart

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By Augin Kurt ACSA — Those of us, who have seen the movie Braveheart, with Mel Gibson, or Gladiator with Russell Crowe, have reason to long for an Assyrian counterpart dealing with our several thousand years old rich history and our struggle for survival.…

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Iraq govt wants Aziz to die in prison: son

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Former Iraqi deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz testifies for the defence during Saddam’s trial in Baghdad in 2006. The Iraqi government wants jailed former deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz to die in prison and has shown no compassion for his…

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Iraq: A partial withdrawal from lines drawn on maps

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After the Allied victory of 1918…the victors divided up the lands of their former enemies. In the space of just seventeen months, they created the borders of…and most of the Middle East. And I have spent my entire career…watching the people within those borders burn”.…

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80 cases of poisoning in one of Ankawa restaurants

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Ankawa.com – Ankawa – Exclusive Nearly 80 persons were affected by different food poisoning last Thursday, 2nd of September 2010, after eating at the restaurant “Lafa” in Ankawa city.   According to the sources reported to Ankawa site in the region, the states of the…

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Chaldean Numerology

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By Tracie Austin-Peters, Host of Let’s Talk…Paranormal Show Let’s Talk…Paranormal discusses topics from A-Z of the strange but true! That’s exactly what this radio talk show is all about—conversation and exploration of other…

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Iraqi Christians Better Off?

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You may recall Ronald Reagan asking in the presidential debate a week before the 1980 election if Americans were better off than they were four years prior. Voters apparently didn’t think so. They sent Jimmy Carter packing to Plains, Georgia.…

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Can Obama Meet the Next Iraq Deadline?

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Posted by David Martin Now that the proverbial page has been turned in Iraq, what’s next? On paper, it’s the withdrawal of all remaining U.S. troops by the end of 2011. Many experts think that will be harder than getting to 50,000.…

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Remember religion’s role in Iraq

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By The Rev’d Canon Dr. Andrew P B White The withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq is a significant event for the religious communities and those, who like me, serve those communities in Iraq. Even as U.S.…

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LÃ¥ngholmen FC:Div 3 Round Up

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It couldn’t be any more exciting in the closing weeks of the 2010 season in Division 3. Rivals Mälarhöjden and LÃ¥ngholmen are both locked on 16 points and chasing that all important play-off place. The club in second bottom place Enhörna are only 3 points…

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3rd ID leaders ready for New Dawn

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By Denise Etheridge Army commanders say Iraqis are ready for Operation New Dawn, a mission of support and sustainment that begins today. The U.S. military has officially ended combat operations and handed the reins over to the Iraqis.…

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Turkish vandals reached Australia

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The monument commemorating victims of Assyrian Genocide was vandalized in Australia. It was painted with a Turkish crescent and star, Asbarez reported. The vandals also sprayed curses on a pedestal. The plaque at the front of the…

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Stanislaus home care investigations protested

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Caregivers tell horror stories, but officials say fraud must stop Share By Garth Stapley Backed by several dozen anxious supporters, some on crutches or in wheelchairs, 23 passionate speakers on Tuesday railed against “Gestapo” tactics of home care fraud investigators.…

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Vandals attack monuments

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ASSYRIAN Universal Alliance secretary-general Hermiz Shahen said many in the Assyrian community were expecting the new monument to be vandalised but they still feel disappointed and hurt.…

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