Rojava Free Women Association launched a book campaign to increase awareness of education and reading in mother language in the society. With books to be collected, the associations is planning to open a library. 51 more words
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What the “versions” — the ancient translations — tell us about the Bible.
To file in “unexpected finds”: With no apparent relationship to the rest of the text on the page, the Georgian mxedruli alphabet (along with Armenian) is found in the large outer margin of a Syriac manuscript from Jerusalem containing the… 55 more words
In a series of raids into the predominantly Christian area of eastern Syria, IS forces kidnapped several hundred civilians, men, women and children. These are mainly Assyrian Christians, a small minority group that has been decimated over time by the depredations of the Muslims living around them. 321 more words
Islamic State seizure of Syria Christians: What we know http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31645148