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Iraqi politician breaks down in parliament, urges solidarity

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An Iraqi MP broke down during a parliament session after speaking on the violence plaguing the country, Al Arabiya News Channel reported Wednesday.

The member of the Kurdistan Alliance, Vian Dakhil, burst into tears after recounting the reported deaths of 500 members of the ethnic Yazidi minority during the recent onslaught by the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.