Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blame the terrorists, not the refugees

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By Kathleen Norland – The recent arrest of two Iraqi terrorists in Kentucky provides a sobering reminder that the possibility of a terrorist seeking to abuse our Refugee Admissions Program, though minute, does exist.…

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UNHCR: number of Iraqis seeking asylum on the rise

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  The Daily Star BEIRUT: The number of registered Iraqi refugees and asylum seekers residing in Lebanon has increased in 2011, jumping from fewer than 8,300 in January to over 9,390 in June, the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said.…

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In search of a future in Iraq

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More strife: Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, in the Kurdish north of Iraq IRAQ (ACN News): A leading bishop has described how Christians in Iraq believe…

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Assyria Day to Be Held in Sydney

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Assyrian International News Agency To unsubscribe or set email news digest options, visit http://www.aina.org/mailinglist.html Preparations are under way in Sydney, Australia for the upcoming celebration of…

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Religious from Iraq start at ACU

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Chaldean deal: At Brisbane’s ACU campus are (from left) Alan Druery, Associate Professor Nasir Butrous, Chaldean Sister Azhar Koka, Fr Gerry Hefferan, Franciscan…

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Anti-government protest blocked in Iraq

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By Tim Craig, BAGHDAD — An anti-government protest scheduled for Friday in Iraq’s capital was quashed after several participants reported being beaten with sticks and clubs to make way for a counter-demonstration.…

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Religious from Iraq start at ACU

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Chaldean deal: At Brisbane’s ACU campus are (from left) Alan Druery, Associate Professor Nasir Butrous, Chaldean Sister Azhar Koka, Fr Gerry Hefferan, Franciscan…

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