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Islamic State Carries Out Mass Killings in Iraq

When Islamic State militants stormed into a northern Iraqi village and ordered everyone to convert to Islam or die only one person refused. That did not satisfy the Sunni insurgents, however, who are even more hardline than al-Qaida. The militants, who have seized much of northern Iraq since arriving from Syria in June, wasted no time after the village's leader, or sheik, stood up for his ancient Yazidi faith. Khalof Khodede, an unemployed father of three who escaped with his life,...

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