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Islamic State Group Releases 200 Yazidis

The Islamic State group has released at least 200 Yazidis after five months of captivity in Iraq. Officials say almost all of those released Saturday were elderly or sick, including several children. Islamic State fighters attacked the Yazidis in August, forcing thousands of them to flee to Sinjar mountain. IS militants declare most people in their path infidels, but seem to reserve a special wrath for those of the Yazidi faith. In their advance across Iraq, IS fighters have...

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