Latest Assyria Stories

2008-09-15 12:00:30

An armed group has attacked the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline that transfers Kirkuk crude oil to the Turkey's Mediterranean port, the privately-owned Sbay media website reported on 15 September.

2008-09-14 09:00:13

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA By Christopher Torchia The Associated Press BAGHDAD Gunmen abducted and killed four employees of an Iraqi television station who were filming a program Saturday about the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

2008-09-09 09:00:15

By PHILLIP ROBERTSON By Phillip Robertson The Associated Press MOSUL, Iraq Lt. Christopher Hanes knew something was wrong as soon as he stepped into the Friends bakery.

2008-08-06 15:00:15

Iraqi lawmakers Wednesday delayed for the third time a vote on the provincial election law after failing to agree on governance in Kirkuk.

2008-08-01 09:00:20

Three Iraqi soldiers on patrol were killed and another was injured Friday in a bomb blast southwest of Kirkuk. A Kirkuk police source told KUNA that the incident occurred in the Al-Rashad area. Iraqi police also reported finding the bodies of a man and woman west of Kirkuk.

2008-07-28 12:00:03

BAGHDAD _ Four explosions struck Monday morning in Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, including three by female suicide bombers. At least 46 people were killed and more than 200 were wounded, security officials said.

2008-06-18 06:00:29

Text of report by London-based newspaper Al-Hayat website on 15 June [Report on an interview with Iraqi Oil Minister Husayn al- Shahristani by Jawdat Kazim in Baghdad: "Stressing Intention To Form International Partnership To Exploit Natural Gas and.Denying US Companies' Monopoly of Investment Contracts, Iraqi Oil Minister tells Al-Hayat: Iran Prevents us From Exploiting Al-Fakkah Field; Iraq's Revenue From Crude Will Rise to 70 Billion Dollars by Year End"] Iranian border guards continued...

2006-09-05 13:11:38

By Ibon Villelabeitia SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Fed up with car bombs and death threats, Lazem Hamid, an Iraqi doctor from one of Baghdad's most violent neighborhoods, decided one day to pack his bags and take his family north to Kurdistan. "I had to leave it all and come here.

2006-08-04 06:57:30

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 18 people died in violence in northern Iraq on Friday, police said, including a senior policeman in the country's third largest city Mosul.

2006-08-04 05:39:31

HADHAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Ten people, including three Iraqi policemen, were killed on Friday by a suicide bomber in Hadhar, a town 90 km (55 miles) south of Mosul, a police source said.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.