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American Yazidis Seek US Help for Iraqi Peers

Over the last week, the plight of Iraq's Yazidi religious minority has captured the world's attention. Thousands of Yazidis fleeing violent Sunni militants called Islamic State have been stranded on a mountain in northeastern Iraq without food or water or shelter. The militants have overrun their homes, demanding that the Yazidi, Christians and others convert to Islam or die.   American Yazidis, seeking U.S. help for imperiled relatives and friends, have been expressing their...

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