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Question: Who were the ancient Assyrians? Were they simply one ethnicity or a composition of many nations/ tribes?


Who made the East- Aramean Nestorians known as "Assyrians"?


SUA/WCA and allowing terrorism


Arameans of Syria.


Arameans of Turkey


Arameans of Iraq.


Aramean history, culture and language, a six partite interview


Colonialism, “Assyrianism” terrorism, occultism, downfall of the Aramean nation in the Middle-East and their Diaspora.



21-1-2013: Iraq: Aramean teacher and student killed in Mosul


22-2-2012: Iraq: We have left behind a "sovereign, stable and self-reliant Iraq"


26-10-2011: “Liberation” Iraq: Extermination Aramean Christians. “Liberation” Egypt: burning churches and slaughtering of Coptic Christians


19-8-2011: Iraq and Arameans: The usual ritual, blowing up their churches


7-6-2011: The uproar in the Middle-East and the future of the Aramean nation


29-4-2011: “Liberation” of Iraq: Extermination of Arameans of Iraq “Liberation” of Syria…..?????..


23-11-2010: Aramean blood continue to flow in Iraq: Two Aramean brothers killed in Mosul


11-11-2010: An Aramean spiritual leader makes a dramatic appeal: Leave Iraq


1-11-2010: Bloodbath among the Arameans of Baghdad: Something like this never happened


5-10-2010: Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns in strong words the terrorist attack on the Aramean Catholic church in Baghdad


17-5-2010: Iraq: The 19 years old Aramean girl Sandy Shabib Hadi Zahra succumbs to her injuries


10-3-2010: Exodus Arameans from Mosul: According to recent UN report more than 5000 Arameans have left Mosul


6-3-2010: Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch condemns the attacks on the Aramean Christians of Mosul


3-3-2010: Exodus of the Arameans of Mosul continues undiminished: According to UN report already 720 Aramean families (4320 people) have left Mosul


1-3-2010: Peaceful demonstration on Sunday 28th of February 2010 by the Aramean Orthodox and Catholics in Baghdeda (Qaraqosh), northern Iraq


27-2-2010: Council of Churches in Iraq appeals to the government to protect the Aramean people in Mosul, Iraq


26-2-2010: The Arameans of Mosul: A new Exodus and Ethnic cleansing is going on


18-2-2010: The Arameans of Iraq again victim of killings and bloodbaths:


24-12-2009: A Christmas “message” for the Arameans of Mosul: Four Aramean Churches attacked and one Aramean killed


26-10-2009: Exactly one month and one day after the dramatic appeal of Iraqi President to the United Nations, two car bombs were detonated in the neighborhood of the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq


1-9-2009: Arameans of Iraq: The East- Aramean Chaldean bishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk sounds the alarm bell


29-8-2009: Totally unfounded or has it a grain of truth in it? Greater- Israel and the ethnic cleansing of the Arameans of Mosul and surroundings in Iraq


14-7-2009: The Special UN envoy to Iraq, Mr. Ad Melkert, wants extra protection for the Aramean Christians in Iraq


13-7-2009: Seven Indigenous Aramean Churches in Baghdad (Iraq) attacked by car bombs


4-5-2009: Aramean blood continues to flow in Iraq…


15-11-2008: Iraq: The bloodshed of Aramean people and bombardment of churches continues undiminished


27-10-2008: Attempt of ethnic cleansing Mosul: The Aramean Srebrinica. Who is responsible and why?


14-10-2008: Aramean indigenous nation of Iraq: Removal of article 50, exclusion, killings, persecutions, displacements and ethnic cleansing in Mosul erea


2-9-2008: Again two Arameans killed in Iraq


Killing of Priest Yusuf Adel Abudi

4-5-2008: Again a Aramean spiritual leader is killed in Iraq. This time: The West- Aramean Syrian orthodox priest Yusuf Adel Abudi in Bagdad


11-4-2008: Through all the misery: Miracles happens in Iraq


6-4-2008: Funeral of the West- Aramean Syrian Orthodox Priest Yusuf Adel Abudi


Killing of Mgr. Faraj Raho

1-3-2008: East- Aramean Chaldean bishop of Mosul, Mgr. Paulus Faraj Raho was abducted on 29-2-2008 in Mosul.


13-3-2008: The East- Aramean Chaldean bishop Paulus Faraj Raho killed in Mosul


14-3-2008: Friday 14-3-2008: Funeral of Mgr. Faraj Raho in St. Addai Church in Karemlesh


16-3-2008: Mgr. Paulus Faraj Raho: A Great Spiritual Leader and a Worthy Sheppard in Charge of Jesus Christ


23-2-2008: Aramean centre for art and culture has been opened in Ankawa, northern Iraq


7-1-2008: Aramean Churches and institutions in Iraq under Attack


22-8-2007: AINA: The international lie- and hate machine and the cause of killing, persecution and decline of the Arameans of Iraq


Killing of Priest Ragied Aziz Gannie

3-6-2007: East- Aramean Chaldean priest Ragied Aziz Gannie brutally murdered in Mosul along with three deacons by Muslim extremists


25-5-2007: Terror against Arameans (including "Assyrians" and Chaldeans) of Iraq. Ethnic cleansing of the Indigenous people of Iraq


Killing of Isoh Majeed Hadaya

22-11-2006: The West- Aramean Isoh Majeed Hadaya killed by terrorists in Iraq


Killing of Priest Paulus Iskandar

12-10-2006: Aramean priest Iskandar beheaded in Mosul (Iraq)

Aramean people: Aramean people (not to be confused with ‘Armenians’) speak Aramaic, the language spoken by Abraham, Moses and Jesus. They are the indigenous people of what was called in ancient times Aram- Nahrin, in our days it is called ‘Mesopotamia’.

Some Arameans today identify themselves with “Assyrians”, because of the spiritual colonial hate generating activities of the Western missionaries and diplomats in the Middle-East in 16th and 19th centuries. Other Arameans became known as “Chaldeans”. However all of them are Arameans.In Turkey, the Arameans are called: Süryani. In Arabic they are called Al- Suryan.

Aramean priest beheaded in Mosul (Iraq)



Father Paulus Iskandar, of the West- Aramean Syrian Orthodox of Mosul.

Mosul (Iraq)- Today (12-10-2006) we received the heartbreaking news from Mosul (confirmed at 11:10 hour by phone) that a Aramean priest, father Paulus Iskandar, was kidnapped on Monday 9-10-2006 between 10.00-11.00 hour by a unknown Islamic group in Mosul and was beheaded. He was kidnapped in the district “Al- Sina’a” in Mosul. Today at 13.00 hour (Iraqi time); the funeral of the father will take place.


In Iraq, there are various Aramean denominations, to mention:


  • West- Aramean Syrian Orthodox, around 80.000

  • West- Aramean Syrian Catholics, around 40.00

  • West- Aramean Syrian Melkites??????

  • East- Aramean Syrian Nestorian “Chaldeans, around 250.000- 300.000

  • East- Aramean Syrian Nestorian “Assyrians”, around 25.000-30.000

 Father Iskandar was an important priest of the West- Aramean Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch of the St. Afrem church in Mosul.

There has been few times contact with the kidnappers. First time, they asked to condemn the statements of Pope Benedictus done in Germany by hanging up banners on the walls of the St. Afrem church; which was complied by the church. After this, the kidnappers contacted the church and asked for 250.000 dollar ransom. The third time they called and told that the priest was slaughtered and the ransom was not needed anymore. His body was found in the district of “Hay Al- Kahira” with the head nearest to the body.


As it is known, the situation in Iraq is horrific; daily attempts to murder, suicide car bombs, flying around parts of human bodies and crying of mothers and children for the lost beloved ones. Heartbreaking scenes!


As to the Aramean Christians ( including “Assyrians” and Chaldeans) the situation is more severe, for the Islamic groups see their chance to bring into practice their hatred against the Christianity and statements of the pope are only used as excuses!


Kidnapping, rapping of the women’s and girls, confiscations of properties; stealing and terror against the defenceless Aramean indigenous Christian people are the daily scenes.


The contribution of the Western Christianity


In our analyse of 10-10-2006 concerning malicious and falsely presentation of the Aramean people in Holland by the “Netwerk” broadcasting as “Assyrians” and Aramean genocide as “Assyrian genocide”; we showed you the horrible hatred amongst the Arameans nation created by the Western Christendom. As far as we concern, from the spiritual point of view, the broadcasting program “Netwerk” can be considered responsible for this murder! And why is that so?


Many of you don’t know the intangible, unutterable hatred, created by the missionaries the Aramean denominations nourish against each other. The Catholic nourish a deep contempt towards orthodox. The assyrians consider themselves as superior; yes and they even are encouraged by the western Christianity to continue on the path of the lie of which the broadcasting program “Netwerk” was a proof of this. The Chaldeans join the club!

You can say whatever you want; however the most silent and moderate group, who were despised and disregarded and forced into the corner by the West, and try under very heavy conditions to follow the Jesus Christ of the Bible, are the West- Aramean Syrian Orthodox. Their situation is miserable! The slaughtered priest Paulus was one of them!


To repeat the matter


1. Professor John Joseph wrote a brilliant and standard work on the mission activities of the western missionaries in the middle-east; in particular among the East- Aramean Nestorians. The Dutch journalist Albert Stol summarising in his book, “Nestorians, de ondergang van een christenvolk” page 15-19 of the book of John Joseph  says, “While the name "Chaldeans" (1552) was related to those who were united with Rome, the twin name "Assyrians" (19th century) was given to the Nestorians, who began henceforth also to use this name. Like the Roman-Catholic church had popularised the name "Chaldeans", in the same way the Anglican (=English) mission did with the name "Assyrians" "


(More: http://www.aramnahrin.org/English/Aramean_Spiritual_Genocide.htm)


The war and hatred between the Anglican Church and Catholic Church was battled out at the cost of the Aramean nation. The Catholics (together with France) promoted their product “Chaldeans” and Anglicans (with Great Britain) promoted their product “Assyrians”. Both parties asserted to act in behalf of “Jesus”. However, this was not Jesus Christ of the Bible; but an “other” Jesus; namely: the powerful Jesus of the West.


Surprise … surprise


Do you know that in the new Iraqi constitution, the Aramean people of Mesopotamia are excluded? Guess who is included! Read yourself:

In Article 124 we read,, This Constitution shall guarantee the administrative, political, cultural and educational rights for the various nationalities, such as Turkmen, Caldeans, Assyrians and all other components. A law shall regulate this


Coincidence that the product the Western spiritual colonisation and slavery of England and France are included?


2. The Forgotten Genocide: Eastern Christians, The Last Arameans is a scientific analyse from the hands of Sebatien de Courtios concerning the forgotten Aramean genocide. De Courtois pays attention to the activities of the Western missionaries in Turkey, in particular amongst the Syrian Orthodox. A few interesting examples will be quoted from the book of de Courtois to describe the behaviour of ,,Jesus of the West”:


About the establishment of the Syrian – Catholic Church de Courtios says,, The first [Syrian] Catholic Patriarch had been consecrated in Aleppo in 1662 with French help through the mediation of Ambassador Francois Picquet (page 33)…. .. which was encouraged by French diplomats present in Aleppo at that time. The diplomats favored the separation in the hope of one day uniting the Eastern Churches with that of Rome (XiX).. The Catholic mission activities were strongly supported by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs policy, which had been reinforced in the region by creation in 1856 of a vice-consulate in Diyarbekir at the request of the Vatican (page. 36)


See here dear reader, how the powerful ,,Jesus of the West” have amalgamated the spiritual and secular powers to weaken the Aramean people of Mesopotamia under the cover of ,,unity”. This kind of unholy ,,evangelism” has been misused by ,,Jesus of the West” to plant his ideology of ,,dividing and ruling” in the middle-east resulting in great consequences for the Aramean nation.


(More: http://www.aramnahrin.org/English/Aramean_Spiritual_Genocide.htm)


3. The East- Arameans were also called ,,Nestorians”. This Nestorians were present in Hakkaria mountains (bordering Turkije- Irak), Irak and Iran. The American professor John Joseph has published a extraordinary scientific standard book about the behavior of the Western missionaries amongst the East- Aramean Nestorians in Irak, Iran and Hakkaria. The title of the book is,, The Modern Assyrians of the Middle East”, Encounters with Western Christian Missions, Archaeologists, & Colonial powers In his book John Joseph quotes original sources to describe the behavior of the missionaries. On page 133 we read about their activities in Urmia (Iran),, Other western- supported congregations began to proliferate early in the twentieth century. A Swedish- American “Augustuna Synod” employed a Nestorian priest who conducted two day-schools. The Evangelical Association for Advancement of the Nestorian Church, founded at Berlin in 1906, employed a Nestorian priest who had Lutheran training in Germany. For about 10 years a German Orient Mission maintained an orphanage outside Urmiyah for Nestorian refugees from mountains. The English Plymouth Brethren employed a few priests in a mission of their own. Other smaller missions were connected with the American Dunkards, the Holiness Methodists, the American Southern Baptists and Northern Baptists, and the English Congregationalists. There was perhaps no missionary field in the world where there were so many rival “Christian” forces at work as were found in urmiya at the beginning of this century; all struggling to get predominance among these few people


All these ,,Christian” groups were there to bring the ,,light” from the West to the east, that means: to enlighten the east with the ideology of ,,Jesus of the West”; only then, according to the missionaries you would be saved from damnation.


The aforementioned three examples only show the tip of the iceberg. Thanks to the this kind of “work”; unbridgeable hatred is created within the Aramean nation which simple maintained and glorified by the broadcasting program “Netwerk” on Monday 9-10-2006. Indeed it is their own product and they glorify at any costs.


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 الترجمات العربية


Aramean Spiritual/ Physical Genocide


Fake News on the Aramean nation:

 Arameans in the Media



27-10-2012: Iraqi Aramean leader mourns on languishing away of Aramean presence… unseen hand… our concerns … the New World Order (NWO)… Paradigm Shift… Petrus Romanus…..


29-12-2010: Arameans of Iraq: persecutions, massacres, plundering and ethnic cleansing. Who is reaping profit from this bloodshed? Who is responsible for this? The real murderers of the Arameans of Iraq.


23-3-2010: Aramean Organizations sent a letter to the United Nations and ask for the protection of the Aramean people of Iraq


14-1-2010: Aramean organizations sent a letter to the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, His Excellency Juan Evo Morales Ayma


1-12-2009: Aramean Organizations sent a letter to the new elected president of the European Union


24-8-2009: Cardinal Emmanuel Delly of the East- Aramean Chaldean Church of Babylon in Iraq denounces the proposed fake name "Chaldean- Syrian- Assyrians"


26-11-2008: Aramean Organisations sent a letter to President-elect Barack Obama: Help the persecuted Aramean people of the Middle-East, focusing on Iraq


31-10-2008: Aramean organizations’ appeal to the United Nations: Help to prevent ethnic cleansing Iraq of its Aramean indigenous nation


28-10-2008: Patriarch Emmanuel Delly of the Chaldean Church of Babylon in Iraq affirms the Aramean origin of the Iraqi Christians


10-14 August 2009: Aram-Naharaim attends the annual meeting of the UN Expert Mechanism On the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Statement on the situation of the Aramean people in Syria, Turkey and Iraq


10-5-2008: Aramean Organisations ask United Nations for help to protect the Aramean clergy and Aramean Indigenous people of Iraq


25-4-2008: Aramean Organisations ask for protection of Aramean spiritual leaders in Iraq


29-8-2007: The Aramaic Democratic Organisation (ArDO), Aram-Naharaim Organisation and the three bishops of the Syrian Orthodox Church in Iraq sent a letter to the Iraqi government


28-8-2007: The Aramaic Democratic Organisation (ArDO), Aram-Naharaim Organisation and the three bishops of the Syrian Orthodox Church in Iraq sent a letter to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)


22-8-2007: Aram-Nahrin sends a letter to President George Bush, President Nicolas Sarkozy and Prime Minister Gordon Brown


19-4-2007: The three Archbishops of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch in Iraq, together with the Arameans of Aram-Naharaim Foundation and the Aramaic Democratic Organization (ArDO) in action for the Aramean people in Iraq


31 July - 4 August 2006: Aram-Naharaim attends the 24th session of the Working Group on the Indigenous Populations


* Aramaic language in danger: Shall the language of Abraham, Moses and Jesus disappear?


* The situation of Aramean people in the complex conflict of Iraq: They are excluded from the Iraqi constitution.


* Proposal: Media Ombudsman for Indigenous Peoples.


* Report of Aram-Naharaim: A great success for the Aramean cause …. the Arameans and the UN…..


20-10-2005: Aram-Naharaim in action for the Arameans in Iraq


30-9-2005: Letter sent to the US Embassy by the three Archbishops of the Syrian orthodox Church of Antioch in Iraq and the Arameans of Aram-Naharaim Organization


18-22 July 2005: Aram-Naharaim attends the 23rd session of the Working Group on the Indigenous Populations: A statement on “Spiritual Colonialism and the decline of the Indigenous Aramean people of Aram-Nahrin”


19-23 July 2004: Aram-Naharaim attends the 22nd session of the Working Group on the Indigenous Populations. Statement: The exclusion and discrimination of the Indigenous Aramean people of Mesopotamia (Aram-Naharaim)