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Isis persecution of Iraqi Christians has become genocide, say religious leaders

Calls for UK to give asylum to those fleeing violence come as Syrian Kurdish fighters resisting jihadist attacks appeal for help<p>Isis's persecution of Iraqi Christians, which has already forced tens of thousands of men, women and children to flee for their lives, is fast becoming a genocide, …

Yazidis

Pentagon: Mass evacuation of Yazidis in Iraq unlikely

A mass evacuation of Yazidis hiding from extremist fighters on Iraq's Sinjar Mountains is unlikely following an assessment by the U.S. State Department and military that found far fewer people trapped than previously feared.<p>Once believed to be in the tens of thousands, the number of Yazidis in the …

ISIS Crisis: Over 20,000 Yazidis Still Trapped in Sinjar Mountains

Thousands of Yazidis are still stranded on the northern side of the Sinjar mountains.<p>Even as rescue workers, along with the Kurdish forces, have been …