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Who are the Yazidi people, and what are their beliefs?
Irish Times

Who are the Yazidi, and why does IS want them dead?

- Huffington Post Sunni and Shi'a have attacked them in the past. Now,Islamic State fighters are attacking the Yazidi people in Iraq. Historically, the Yazidis are a religious minority of the Kurds. They are said to have existed since 2000 BC. CathNews, 2 weeks ago
Yazidis: The Peacock Angel and the Sun Asharq Al Awsat, 1 month ago
Guess what?: Director Yazman Yazid dies at 62 Jakarta Post, 1 month ago
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Yazidis on my mind

By Gabriel Scheinmann / Special To The Washington Post The city of Lalish, as many refer to the holy center of the Yazidi faith, is a bit of a misnomer. Wedged into the side of a small hill several hours drive north of Irbil in Kurdistan, the hamlet ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago Yazidis Show Promise of a Modern Middle Eastern Society  Cutting Edge News1 month ago Memorable visit to the Yazidis shows promise of a modern Middle Eastern society  Washington Post1 month ago
Japan Times

A modern day 'Hussain' comes to help the 'Yazidis': It is the irony of names and situations!

At last the US president Barack Hussein Obama has decided to come to help the Yaizidis of Iraq. President Obama on Thursday announced he had authorized limited airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq which symbolizes the belated return of ...
 Meri News1 month ago Yazidis aided by U.S. have long history of persecution in Iraq  Japan Times1 month ago
The Nation Pakistan

KP CM condemns Punjab police hooliganism : September 01, 2014, 3:15 am

*Khattak says Sharifs are successors of Yazid and Changez Khan ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Sunday visited PIMS in Islamabad and enquired after the health of PTI lawmaker Fazle Ilahi who was injured ...
 Daily Times2 weeks ago Atrocities to cost heavily to govt: Khattak  The Nation Pakistan2 weeks ago It is vital to rid Pakistan of Sharif brothers: CM Khattak  SAMAA TV2 weeks ago
Radio Free Europe

Explainer: The Yazidi Minority In Iraq

Islamic militants have encircled thousands of members of the Yazidi minority in northern Iraq, prompting the Obama administration this week to carry out humanitarian air drops to the refugees who fled their homes to Mount Sinjar. Here are answers to ...
 Radio Free Europe1 month ago Who are the Yazidi People of Iraq?  Cutting Edge News1 month ago 7 Things You Need To Know About Iraq's Yazidi People And Their Deadly Situation  Huffington Post UK1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Who Are the Yazidis, the Persecuted Religious Minority in Iraq?

Yazidi families are fleeing the bloodshed and violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar.(Safin Hamed/Getty) Islamic militants have reportedly executed 300 families from the minority Yazidi group. But who are they and why are they being ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago Difficult times now and in the future for Iraq s minorities  Zawya.com2 weeks ago
CBC

Iraq's Yazidi minority has long been singled out for hatred read comments

The ancient religious community under assault on an Iraqi mountaintop counts 72 major attacks against it over the last millennium-and-a-half. One constant over that time is an enduring, sinister slur: that the Yazidis are devil-worshippers. People ...
 CBC1 month ago Maligned as devil-worshippers, Iraqi minority group is under attack once again  Sundre Round Up1 month ago Who are Iraq's embattled Yazidi people?  News Talk 650 CKOM1 month ago
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International Business Times UK

U.S. special forces says number of Yazidis trapped by the Islamic State has fallen to just 5,000

Aid drops, air strikes and Kurdish forces have opened route from Mount Sinjar that allowed 45,000 Yazidis to flee U.S. defence secretary Chuck Hagel said mission to rescue other stranded on mountain was now 'far less likely' UN declares highest ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago Photo Gallery: Iraq's Yazidi Kurds at Their Holiest Site, Lalesh Temple  International Business Times UK1 month ago Yazidis: who are they and why is the Islamic State pursuing them?  The Week UK1 month ago
BBC

Who are the Yazidis?

The ongoing persecution in their heartland of the Mt Sinjar region west of Mosul is based on a misunderstanding of their name. Sunni extremists, such as IS, believe it derives from Yazid ibn Muawiya (647-683), the deeply unpopular second caliph of ...
 BBC1 month ago

Iraq's Yazidis plead for help

Shekhan, Iraq - Khalaf Qassim looks visibly distressed, sitting in the courtyard of the home of the spiritual leader of one of Iraq's most ancient religions, in this usually quiet town about 50km north of Mosul. Qassim is one of tens of thousands ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago Iraqi Yazidis: 'If we move they will kill us'  Yahoo! Maktoob News1 month ago
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