Islamic State group has captured most parts of the Yazidi Sinjar district …
Iraqi Kurdistan
“If one person hears of a girl who is trapped in Raqqa, then they will call a friend on ... Mr Burjus said little is known about the civilian humanitarian …
The Independent
When fighters from ISIS, which refers to itself as the Islamic State, stormed Sinjar over the weekend, the Yazidi minority who call the area ... 22-year-old university student named Andros told CNN's Ivan Watson in Irbil. …
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Iraq
Kursish forces are celebrating their greatest victory over ISIS after claiming they have broken the five-month …
Thousands of Yazidis remain trapped on Mt. Sinjar, though many more have managed to leave After a weeklong exodus of near-biblical proportions, the massive flow of besieged practitioners of the ancient Yazidi faith has …
Hundreds of terrified families belonging to the besieged Yazidi sect have reportedly been threatened with execution if they refuse to convert to Islam today, according to reports. Yazidi refugees who are stranded on …
The Daily Telegraph
Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need, Fr Luis Montes claimed that the extremists booby-trapped toys to stop refugees entering ... they have …
Iraq
ISIL has captured most parts of the Yazidi Sinjar district in northwest …
Northern Iraq
As I write this a combination of Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribal fighters, assisted by U.S. and ally airstrikes, mount a siege around the ISIS-controlled city of Fallujah. Inside, thousands of ISIS fighters, who …
Fallujah
Most of the trapped people are members of the Yazidi religion, one of Iraq’s oldest minorities. They were forced to flee to Mount Sinjar in the Iraqi north-west region, or face slaughter by an encircling group of Islamic State …
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