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A Child In need of help

Rafael Bassam 3.5 years old, assyrisan boy from Iraq.

Rafael is aflicted with neuroblastoma. An illness which accounts for seven to eight per cent of all chidhood cancer illnesses and is the second most deadly childhood illnesses. Due to bad conditions in Iraq such treatment are not available. Therefore his family took him to Turkey. In Istanbul Rafael was accepted by the Caritas and was refered to the medical faculty "Capa of VE Cerrahpasa".

According to the their medical experts the treatment must began as soon as possible. The cost of the treatment (analyses, operations, medicines and chemotherapy) 50,0000 Turkish Lira (approx. 30,000 EURO) is meeded. The physicians are confident that the small Rafael will recover from his illness but time is of the essens.

. Therefore we ask you for a donation!

You can forward your Donation account in Germany to the Account number: 668780 BLZ: 72050000 password: Rafael For further information call Tuelin Tuerkcan in Caritas Turkey phone number: 0090-212-2344564 or -2408801

or contact by Email :

Central association of the Assyrian Union in Germany, the European chapter. (ZAVD) .

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Who are the Christians of Iraq? 

 An ancient prayer in apreciation of the months in a year

"Through your mercies, Lord, may the months
be for us the source of joy, the years, of delight;
let them bequeath to us in peace, O Lord:
Nisan has its flowers, Iyyar its lilies too,
Haziran its sheaves, Tammuz its heaps of grain;
let Ab and Illul bring along grape-clusters on poles,
let the two Teshris give response to each other in the grape pressing;
let the two Kanuns bring rest, Shebat and Adar, the Fast.
To you, Lord, be the praise."

March = Addar (a's as in Art) 

A Child In need of help March 26, 06

Kurd's - Persian New Year and its Assyrian - Babylonian origin March 26, 06

US government report on Syria's human rights March 25, 06

Turkey to Renovate Churches and Synagogue  March 25, 06 

When Islamic Laws Contradict the Universal Declaration of Human Rights March 23, 06

The Foolishness of imposing Oppressive Arab Nationalism on None Arabs March 23, 06 

Afghan Man Faces Death for Being a Christian March 21, 06 


Human tragedy of the Syrian citizen Yacoub Hanna Shamoun March 21, 06

The Treasure Hunter March 19, 06 

Kha b'Nissan Assryian New Year Celebrations in Los Angeles

The American Premiere of ASSYRISKA: A National Team Without A Nation March 18, 06

Sectarian divides and violence distress Many Bay Area Iraqis March 18, 06

Trouble in Kurdistan March 17, 06 


Investigating Assyrian canals across time, from space March 17, 06

Turkey Should not Deny the Truth if it wants to be believed March 16, 06

Assyrian Genocide on The Liberal Party's Agenda in Sweden March 15, 06

Turkish Large-Scale campaign Project 2006 - so called "The Lie of the Armenian and Assyrian Genocide." March 15, 06

Announcing the American Premiere of ASSYRISKA: A National Team Without A Nation March 14, 06

Turks' planned demonstration in Berlin stopped March 14, 06

US government report on Iraq's human rights Iraq, Politics March 13, 06

Another Priest attacked in Turkey March 13, 06

Assyrian Elected President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences March 13, 06

In Syria's prison without cause for More than 20 Years  March 12, 06

Muslim's Blunt Criticism of Islam Draws Threats March 11, 06

An Interview with Rosie Malek-Yonan by March 11, 06


Will You be an Assyrian Actor? March 8, 06

In Turkey Assyrians/Syriacs are being robbed of property they owned for thousands of years March 8, 06

Iraqi Women Attacked for Removing Headscarves, NGO Says March 7, 06

Car bomb in Turkey injures Assyrian March 6, 06


"Christians do not wants to leave Iraq for good" March 4, 06

Iraqi Catholics Donate to Rebuild Samarra Mosque March, 3, 06

Relatives and friends gather at store where 2 were slain March 3, 06

A Preliminary Investigation into Assyrian Identity March 3, 06

Firodil Institute Meets The Christian Fair Trade Group March 2, 06 

UNESCO funding reconstruction of destroyed mosques but not Churches March 2, 06

Christian Churches in Iraq Subjected to Synchronized Terrorism March 1, 06

February = Eshvadt 

A better System of Government for Iraq Feb 28, 06

Exiled in a Museum, the Dream of Peace  Feb. 26, 06

Kurdish Minister Has No Objection to Assyrian Christian Administrative Area Feb. 25, 06

Vatican to Muslims - practise what you preach Feb. 24, 06

The tombs of Ur reveal treasures Feb. 23, 06

Rosie Malek-Yonan To speak at Berkely University Feb. 23, 06


Assyrian movie at the multimedia theater in Ankawa  Feb. 21, 06

Policies and Politics Iraq Three years on Feb. 21, 06

The Roman Catholic Church Role in Promoting Chaldean identity for the Catholic Assyrians Feb. 18, 06

Assyrians of Netherlands Concerned About Refugees Being Sent Back  Feb. 17, 06

Terrorism against Christianity in Pakistan Feb. 17, 06

Brought Up To Hate Feb. 17, 06

Christian and Muslim Victims of Violence  Feb. 17, 06

Assyrian-Americans Reach Out to Relatives Displaced By Iraq War Feb. 17, 06

Talabani: Autonomy for Turkmens in Kurdistan Feb. 16, 06

Ending the Exodus of Iraq's Most Vulnerable Feb. 15, 06

Christians targeted in cartoons row Feb. 14, 06

Muhammad Cartoon Protests Move Into Turkish Christian Town Feb. 14, 06

Press Release by the Assyrian Society of United Kingdom Feb. 13, 06

Iraqi Parliament Member Once Sentenced by Death of Hussein Feb. 12, 06

Iraq dignitary's visit marred by bomb threat Feb. 10, 06

SUA condemns the violence and terror against the Christians of Iraq  Feb. 10, 06

We Are Not Arab-Americans Feb. 10, 06

An Interview with Yonadam Kanna Feb. 9, 06

Lebanon bishops express solidarity with Iraqi Christians Feb. 9. 06

Ba-oota d' Ninevayee or the Fast of the Ninevites Feb. 8, 06

Chaldo-Assyrian Iraqi lawmaker speaks to backers in El Cajon Feb. 8, 06

For Iraq's Persecuted Assyrians, a Safe Haven is the Only Solution Feb. 8, 06

The Christian Role on Iraq's Fragmented Streets Feb. 6, 07

Brotherhood of cabbies joins ranks to mourn murdered driver Feb. 6, 6

Iraq Islamic Group Asks Christians to Stop Prayers in Churches Feb. 6, 06

How do Mohammad's caricatures affect the Assyrians? Feb, 6, 06

Protesters Torch Danish Mission in Beirut and ransacked the Christian neighborhood Feb. 6.06

Ongoing Hidden Persecution of Christians In Iraq  Feb 5, 06

Protests Over Muhammad Drawings Intensify Feb. 3, 06 


Iraq Christians on Edge As Cartoon Row Escalates Feb. 3, 06

Enough Is Enough - Six Assyrian Christian Churches Bombed in Iraq! Feb. 2, 06

Proposal for an Assyrian Regional Government Basic Law Feb. 2, 06

Ghetto-blaster: Cantons for Assyrians and Yazidis along with the Turkomans Feb. 2, 06 

Christian Watchdog Groups Say Iraqi Christians 'Endangered,' Fear Mass Exodus Feb. 2. 06

Iraq Christians Urge Westerners to Refrain from Inflaming the Situation. Feb. 2, 06

Legislation seeks to limit NGOs in Iraq  Feb. 2, 06

January = Canoon Kharaya 

Iraq's Simultaneous bomb attacks killed 3 Christians Jan. 31, 06

British House of Commons Holds Hearing on Assyrian Genocide Jan. 31, 06

IRAQ: Sectarian tensions on the rise Jan. 31, 06

The World's Silence over Terrorizing Christians in Iraq Jan. 30, 06

Explosions target Christian churches in Iraq Jan. 30, 06

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Comments about Iraq Jan. 28, 06

Insurgents Driven From Tal Afar in Northern Iraq: US Commander Jan. 27, 06

Saga of Assyrians in Iran comes to life in works by Turlock artist Jan.27, 06

Azerbaijani Soldiers Desecrate Armenian Christian Cemetery Jan. 25, 06

Iraq's WMD Secreted in Syria, Says Former Iraqi General Jan. 25. 06

The Armenians appreciate the Assyrian efforts for Seyfo's recognition. Jan. 25, 06 

Cash meant for Iraqis 'misused' Jan. 25, 06

Explosion Rocks Baghdad's Assyrian District Jan. 25, 06

UC Berkeley Course "Assyrians, the Forgotten OnesJan. 25, 06

Moslem Protesters set Fire to a Christian House of Worship in Egypt Jan. 24, 06

Seyfo: Report of Conference at the House of Commons about the Armenian and Assyrian Genocide Jan. 24, 06


Kidnapping of the Assyrians in Iraq continues Jan. 23, 05

Praying in Jesus' Own Language Jan. 23, 06

Renowned Assyrian Scholar Erica Reiner Jan. 22, 06

How does Iran effect Assyrians in Turlock California? Jan. 21, 06

The Seyfo Seminar at the House of Commons Jan. 21, 06

ADO: An Apolitical Petty Bourgeois Organisation or a Mature Political Leadership? Jan. 21, 06

Ammo Baba: tied, eye-folded, beaten, and then robbed Jan. 20, 06

The Final Iraq's Election's Results! Jan. 20, 06

Tomb raiders Jan. 18, 06

The Assyrian Republican mayor , Man on the move  Jan. 18, 06

Donations For Allan Enwiyah Jan. 18, 06

Exhibition by the Assyrian artist Hannibal Alkhas Jan. 17, 06

Politics & Policies: Deconstructing Iraq Jan. 16, 06

Poly Sci Course on Assyrians Offered at UC, Berkeley Jan. 15, 06

Kurds focus on corruption in Kurdistan administration  Jan. 13, 06

Ecumenism and the Eucharist Jan. 13, 06

An Assyrian Coach of the Canadian Beaver Bruins hockey team Jan.12, 06

Turkey's massacre of the Assyrians and the Armenians Jan. 11, 06

New Iraqi Constitution May Limit Women's Freedoms Jan. 10, 06

The Boomerang Effect in Iraq: If 'Kurdistan', Why Not Assyria? Jan. 10, 06

Bishop's Report From the Assyrians of Iraq Jan. 9, 06

woman journalist abducted in Iraq, interpreter, killed jan. 9, 06

PanGlobal TV adds AssyriaSat to channel lineup Jan. 9, 06

Bishop Worrys About the future of the Christians in Iraq Jan. 7, 06

Major Terror Plot Against US Ignored By US Media Jan. 6, 06 Jan. 6, 06

U.S. troops deliver gifts to Iraq - school supplies Jan. 5, 06

Iraq Election Despair Spreads To Expatriates Jan. 5, 06

Assyriologist, Erica Reiner Dead at 81- 1924-2005 Jan. 4, 06

The Last Assyrians Jan. 3, 06

Egypt Appoints First Christian Governor in Three Decades Jan, 3, 06

If Only Rocks Could Talk!  Jan . 2, 06

Car bombs, fuel riots usher in New Year in Iraq Jan. 1, 06

Errors in Biblical Dating According to Ancient Assyrian records January 1, 06






















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