Assyrian International News Agency

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The Assyrian International News Agency is a privately funded, independent news agency which provides news and analysis on Assyrian and Assyrian-related issues. It was founded by Peter BetBasoo and Firas Jatou in 1995.[1]


The web site is registered to an address in Chicago, Illinois, belonging to Nineveh Software Corporation.[2]

AINA articles have been cited by:

The Wall Street Journal [3]

International Business Times [4]

The New York Times [5] [6]

CNN [7]

USA Today [8]

Fox News [9] [10] [11]

The Christian Post [12] [13]

United Press International [14]

Daily Mail [15] [16]


  1. ^ BetBasoo, Peter. "About AINA". About AINA. AINA. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  2. ^ Whois search
  3. ^ Islamic State Destroys Assyrian Christian Monastery in Syria
  4. ^ Assyrian Safe Haven In Nineveh: Resolution To Protect Iraqi Minorities From ISIS Approved In EU
  5. ^ Besieged Assyrians Have Deep Roots in Middle East
  6. ^ ISIS Onslaught Engulfs Assyrian Christians as Militants Destroy Ancient Art
  7. ^ ISIS Must be Stopped
  8. ^ Report: Saudis sent death-row inmates to fight Syria
  9. ^ Report: Egyptian Muslims Torch 8 Christian Homes on Rumor of Church Construction
  10. ^ Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to world for help
  11. ^ Turkey's Assyrians fear annihilation after government seizes church properties
  12. ^ Assyrian Christians Raise Alarm Over Iraq Elections - UNPO
  13. ^ Egyptian Court Acquits Muslims Who Beheaded a Christian
  14. ^ Sunni group warns Assyrians in Mosul
  15. ^ ISIS 'plan to destroy the walls of Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian Empire
  16. ^ Bulldozer to civilisation: Shocking new images of ISIS brutes desecrating priceless 1,500-year-old Christian monastery

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