A helicopter carrying Iraqi MP Vian Dakhil, dispatched to help stranded Yazidis in the Mount Sinjar area, crashed on Wednesday, killing ...
A spokeswoman says Yazidis in the U.S. are asking for continued military protection and possible asylum for those left homeless
Thousands of Yazidis on the mountain were able to leave each night over the last several days
Officials say “circumstances less dire than feared” on top of Sinjar Mountain
Obama said the United States would continue airstrikes to protect U.S. facilities in Iraq and called on Iraqis to unite to defeat Islamist insurgents
The Pentagon said there were few refugees on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar but the U.N. said tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped
The U.N. says that 20,000 to 30,000 Yazidis may still be sheltering on the arid Mount Sinjar
The debate over intervention and the right to protect cannot just be resurrected every time there is a major crisis
The Royal Air Force (RAF) was forced to abandon a drop on Monday because of fears of injuring people on the ground
U.S. officials said a decision to send at least 70 extra military personnel to Iraq was likely later in the day, but a final decision had not been made.
The Yazidis were just one of the communities fleeing their villages from advancing Islamic State fighters.
Egypt's top religious authority condemned the armed group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which has taken over parts of Iraq and Syria, ...
The Yazidis fled to the mountain last week to escape the Islamist militants, who deem Yazidis 'devil worshippers'
The militants have presented non-Sunnis with a "convert or die" option, said Christof Heyns, UN expert on abritrary executions.
Aircraft dropped 88 bundles of supplies that will provide "food and water for thousands of Iraqi citizens" trapped on Mount Sinjar.
The U.S. has been observing from afar the growth of ISIS, so why is it acting now?
The Obama administration late last week said it would conduct strikes to protect U.S. personnel in Erbil from the militant group
The term "Yazidi" means "the servant of the creator" and is not linked to Yazid Bin Muawiya like many believe
Nabil al-Arabi said that ISIS militants should be “brought to international justice”
Footage has shown Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority leaving Mount Sinjar, Al Arabiya News Channel reported Sunday. Sinjar is the ancient home of the ...
About 56 children died in the mountains, Juliette Touma of the U.N. children's agency estimated.
Strikes were carried out by a "mix of U.S. fighters and remotely piloted aircract"
Iraq's human rights minister says ISIS buried some victims alive
On Sunday, Iraq’s human rights minister claimed that at least 500 Yazidis had been killed by ISIS
The United States Central Command posted on YouTube four videos showing U.S. military aircraft targeting militants and dropping aid to civilians in ...
A second way of strikes against the jihadist group near Erbil destroyed a militant convoy and two mortar teams
Kurdish forces, which have re-established cooperation with Baghdad, have changed tactics to being more offensive against ISIS
Thousands of civilians, including from the Yazidi and other minorities, were forced to flee their homes
Thousands continue to flee after the ISIS takeover of Sinjar north of Iraq, home to the Yazidi minority
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