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ERASING ASSYRIANS: How the KRG Abuses Human Rights, Undermines Democracy, and Conquers Minority Homelands

The Assyrians, an ethnic group that dates back to the ancient Assyrian Empire, are often overlooked when we discuss instability in the Middle East. There are about 1.5 million Assyrians in the world today, and as an ethnic minority they are struggling at the hands of both extremist groups and their own governments. 9 more words

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October 6 @ Jonah

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Discover His heart: He shows mercy to us through the hard things of life

My friend had a dog that loved to play hide and seek.  443 more words

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The Kurds Voted Over 92% In Favor Of Independence From Iraq. Now What?

The Kurds of NW Iraq voted overwhelmingly for independence, thus bringing us closer to the time when this region will become the most important nation of the Middle East and of the entire world.  1,255 more words

CLASHES BETWEEN KURDS AND ASSYRIANS TAKE PLACE IN HASAKAH

A series of intense clashes broke-out between the Asayish (Kurdish police) and Sootooro (pro-government Assyrian paramilitary) forces in the central district of Al Qamishli. 59 more words

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What if you met someone whose language and civilization you thought lost forever?

The other day I met a couple that I thought were Greeks. When they started speaking I believed they were Spanish, but when they came closer I realized that they actually spoke a language I have never heard before. 217 more words

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Time with God

This is something God began teaching me years ago in college and has continued to this day. That I wanted to share. For as long as I can remember I have always desired to want to give more of my time and focus on God but I had been busy with school, sports, family, homework, chores, work, hobbies the list can go on and on and I always said to myself “when things cool down and I have more time I will give more time to God”. 1,210 more words

A brief overview of Persian Leadership in the 6th Century BC

The Persian’s rose to power under the leadership of Cyrus the Great. After numerous wars and rulers including; the Assyrians, the Chaldeans and Medes, Persia experienced rapid development under the laws of Cyrus. 280 more words

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