Yazidis

Former IS sex slaves form all-female army brigade
Yazidi
In Brief

Former IS sex slaves form all-female army brigade

Yazidi women who escaped Islamic State in Iraq vow to help bring other captives home
12 Feb 2016
IRAQ: Islamic State's 'ethnic cleansing'
Iraq refugee who fled Islamic State jihadists
In Brief

IRAQ: Islamic State's 'ethnic cleansing'

Rural areas of Iraq turned into 'blood-soaked killing fields' as militants target ethnic minorities in north
2 Sep 2014
ROBERT FOX: How the West must repay the Kurds
Robert Fox
In Depth

ROBERT FOX: How the West must repay the Kurds

If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises
20 Aug 2014
MT SINJAR: No rescue needed - very convenient
Robert Fox
In Depth

MT SINJAR: No rescue needed - very convenient

Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist
15 Aug 2014
WHAT NEXT? Confusion reigns over Yazidi 'rescue'
The Mole
In Depth

WHAT NEXT? Confusion reigns over Yazidi 'rescue'

What happens to Cameron's promise to 'get these people off that mountain'? Er… nothing, it seems
14 Aug 2014
Iraq crisis: politicians, soldiers and public back action
The Mole
In Depth

Iraq crisis: politicians, soldiers and public back action

David Cameron is not keeping up with public opinion on need to help beleaguered Kurds and Yazidis
13 Aug 2014
Mount Sinjar crisis: pressure on PM to recall parliament
David Cameron
In Depth

Mount Sinjar crisis: pressure on PM to recall parliament

Many MPs who voted against military action in Syria now want Britain to join America in tackling IS
11 Aug 2014

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CRISPIN BLACK: We must help Iraqi Christians
Crispin Black
In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: We must help Iraqi Christians

We took in the Ugandan Asians in 1972 – today we must offer safety to Christians and Yazidis
11 Aug 2014
Yazidis: who are they and why are they being pursued?
Yazidi women take shelter at a school in the Kurdish city of Dohuk
In Depth

Yazidis: who are they and why are they being pursued?

One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide
8 Aug 2014
MIDDLE EAST: What is life like under IS rule?
The flag of IS flutters on the 'dome' of a Syrian Christian Church
In Depth

MIDDLE EAST: What is life like under IS rule?

Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate
9 Jun 2014