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An Assyrian Exodus (5min)
Facing Extinction: Assyrians (30min)
Assyrians in North Iraq (10min)
Assyrian Destiny in the Mideast (25min)
In The Name of Christ (52min)
Seyfo: Assyrian Genocide (1:40min)
Assyrians after Assyria
Indigenous People in Distress
Chronology of the Seyfo Genocide (1915-1923)


Assyrian Identity in Ancient
     Times and Today

 California Assembly Passes AJR 31
Assyrians face Persecution and Genocide
Facing Extinction: Assyrian Christians In Iraq

Ancient Assyrian Online Cuneiform Translator

  A study in Ethnic
Reconstruction and Dissolution in Diaspora 
By: Dr  Arianne Ishaya
U.S. Helps Recover Statue and Gives It Back to Iraqis
Dutch Police Hand over Looted Artifacts to Iraq



               Assyrian Names Project

 A s s y r i a
Name: Assyria
Capital: Nineveh
Regions: Our Occupied  Home land land is in;
Nineveh region (Iraq)

Other parts area scattered in

Hakkari (Turkey)
Mardin (Turkey)
Hasake (Syria)Urmia (Iran)
Language: Aramaic (Syriac)
Religion: Christian
Nationality: Assyrian
Population: 4,005,250 around the world

Welcome to the home of the indigenous Aramaic-speaking Christian Assyrians of the Middle East.

The Assyrians of today are the descendants of the ancient Assyrian people, one of the earliest civilizations emerging in the Middle East, and have a history spanning over 6760 years.

Assyrians are not Arabian or Arabs, we are not Kurdish, our religion is not Islam. Some converted to Catholicism and called themselves Chaldeans.

Assyrians are Christian, with our own unique language, culture and heritage.  Although the Assyrian empire ended in 612 B.C., history is replete with recorded details of the continuous presence of the Assyrian people till the present time.

Assyria, the land of the indigenous Assyrians, was partitioned after World War I by the victorious Allies, and is currently under occupation by Kurds, Turks, Arabs and Persians.

The Assyrians continue to be religiously and ethnically persecuted in the Middle East due to Islamic fundamentalism, Arabization and Kurdification, leading to land expropriations and forced emigration to the West.

Articles from our contributors

From Contributions to Diaspora:
Assyrians in the History of Urmia, Iran 

By: Dr  Arianne Ishaya

            The Assyrians of the  San Joaquin Valley, California:
            From Early Settlements to the Present

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Assyria \-'sir--\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

Assyrian \-'sir--an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, and Suryoyo — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar--'mik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Swadaya and Turoyo.