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ASSYRAssyrian
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said the Jew, ``on every hand the spoilers arise against me I am given as a prey unto the Assyrian, and a prey unto him of Egypt.
After ISIL raided the Assyrian villages of Khabour on 23 February 2015, a majority of the residents fled to Tell Tammer, which is the last Assyrian strong hold in the Khabour area.
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani visited His Holiness Mar Gorgis III, the new patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East in Erbil today to congratulate His Holiness and to welcome the relocation of the seat of the Assyrian Church of the East from Chicago, USA, to Erbil.
Assyrian Christians account for around 30,000 of the total 1.
The strongest evidence for borrowing motifs from Assyrian royal inscriptions appears in the third of the five "On that day" oracles, in 19:19-23.
8226;The illegal seizure of Assyrian and Yezidi land, especially in the Nohadra (Duhok) province, the Arbil province and in the Assyrian city of Ankawa.
In turn, Chairman of the Assyrian Community in Syria Mar Afram Athneil said what the city has witnessed in the last few months proves the unity of the Syrians as they have contributed to supporting the affected Assyrian families to ease their suffering.
As the archaeologist John Curtis writes in this issue, we may have been deprived of unique opportunities to understand early civilisations: Nimrud was, among other things, the only place in which Assyrian carved reliefs could be viewed in their architectural context.
BEIRUT: Assyrian Christian refugees from northern Syria are streaming into Lebanon but remain reluctant to speak about their plight publicly, fearing this might undercut efforts to free relatives still being held by ISIS.
Assyrian Christian fighters withdrew from some areas to Tal Tamr itself to join Kurdish forces defending the town, said Osama Edward, head of the Sweden-based Assyrian Network for Human Rights.
Assyrian leaders have counted 287 people taken captive, including 30 children and several dozen women, along with civilian men and fighters from Christian militias, said Dawoud Dawoud, an Assyrian political activist who had just toured the area, in the vicinity of the Syrian city of Qamishli.
The ISIL recently unleashed an offensive against Assyrian towns and villages.