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    23andMe Ancestry Composition Update June 2019. West Asian/North Africa & South Asia

    Yesterday some people on Reddit received an update for their South Asian and West Asian/North African regions, but it went away after a few minutes. Today someone posted the new categories, and they got it from the CEO's ancestry link, which has the update now.

    All the regions:
    lmvrejpfrd731.jpg

    New West Asian/North African:
    Screenshot (94).png

    New South Asia/Central Asian:
    Screenshot (95).png

    The link:
    https://you.23andme.com/published/re...9ce120ded4584/

    What do you guys think? Did any of you receive it?
    Last edited by Simorgh; 06-30-2019 at 02:10 AM.

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    When are they going to stop classifying Ashkenazi as "European"? It deserves its own category.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik View Post
    When are they going to stop classifying Ashkenazi as "European"? It deserves its own category.
    Yeah and lumping the Maltese with 'Greece and Balkans' haha...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seabass View Post
    Yeah and lumping the Maltese with 'Greece and Balkans' haha...
    They don’t have Maltese lumped with Greek/Balkan anymore it’s now under Italian.

    The Original OP of this thread has made an error.
    The first image they downloaded at start of this thread is Data Sets image not the new region layout.

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    This is Cool:
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    It was the update I've been waiting for for so long! I'm so looking forward !
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    The Sicilians I follow have not updated yet. I wonder which West Asian category they will end up scoring as their secondary ancestry after Italian.

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