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UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

May 11, 2021 11:56 am

The head of a U.N. team investigating atrocities in Iraq says it has found "clear and compelling evidence" that Islamic State extremists committed genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014.

UN team reports new evidence against Islamic State in Iraq

May 19, 2020 1:55 pm

The Islamic State group's self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of both Iraq and Syria, has been defeated on the ground but its fighters are still staging insurgent attacks.

Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape victims into community

April 26, 2019 8:52 am

Iraq's Kurdish region hosts more than 1 million displaced people, including many of the 200,000 Yazidis forced to flee their homes when the Islamic State militants attacked their communities in 2014.

ISIS militants kill 25 Iraqi Yazidis in Syria

May 03, 2015 12:48 pm

Tens of thousands of Yazidis fled in August when the Islamic State group captured the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar.

ISIL releases over 200 Yazidi hostages amid rising military pressure

April 09, 2015 12:03 pm

No reason was given for the release of the prisoners who were originally abducted from the area around Sinjar in the country's north.

Islamic State group releases 200 captive Yazidis in Iraq

January 18, 2015 2:05 pm

The militants transported them from Tal Afar, where they were being held for the past five months.

Far away from home, Yazidi student in Delhi prays for family’s safety

September 04, 2014 4:02 am

‘ISIS has given ultimatum that they will kill 150 families this Friday’

Explained: Kurdish military forces, ISIS and the Dam

August 19, 2014 1:49 pm

The peshmarga were formally organised as a national fighting force after the fall of the Ottoman Empire post World War I.

Airstrikes on ISIS militants at Iraq dam after 'massacre'

August 16, 2014 5:35 pm

It was not clear whether the airstrikes were being carried out by Iraq's air force or the US.

Five targets of ISIS in iraq

August 12, 2014 11:57 am

Some of the Yazidis are still stuck on the mountain, with no access to food or water.