"Five years ago today, ISIS made the depths of its depravity clear when it began attacking the Yazidi and Assyrian people
of northern Iraq.
"They [the security forces] made it clear that the Assyrian people
are no longer allowed to hold any worship service there," the organization said, quoting an informed source.
Earlier in mid-September, Armenian member of the Iranian Parliament Karen Khanlari lauded General Soleimani for his efforts in fighting against the terrorist groups and saving the lives of the Armenian and Assyrian people
Just over a century ago this week, Turkish and Kurdish forces invaded land that the Assyrian people
had inhabited since antiquity and began exterminating them.
"So that's what I said to the Assyrian people
. I told them I want to volunteer and put myself forward.
A statement by al-Rafidain list in the Kurdistan Parliament said "that the head of the list Jacob Georgis met in Arbil, Vice Speaker of the European Parliament Richard Hanski, and discussed with him the overall general political situation and the development of the Chaldean Syriac and Assyrian people
in the region and the whole of Iraq and the reality of the displaced people from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain and the Life difficulties they face under the almost complete absence of the role of the state and its institutions in their support and overcome the obstacles to their lives.
Meanwhile, the ISIL released about 37 Assyrian people
following mediation by head of tribes in Syria and Iraq in return for paying a large ransom.