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Yazidis Freed by Islamic State Enjoy Bittersweet Homecoming

The Yazidi family mourned her death, assuming she had been killed by Islamic State militants or exposure to the blistering summer sun in northwest Iraq, but 15-year-old Suad Shaker Qassem was still alive. Over the weekend, she was released along with around 200 elderly, disabled and infirm Yazidis after five months in Islamic State captivity. "I couldn't believe it,'' said Kawal Shaker Qassem, 26, who found out his sister was among them when one of his friends...

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