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Iraqi Kurds Find Mass Grave of Yazidis

Iraqi Kurdish forces say they have found a mass grave of about 25 members of the Yazidi minority believed killed by Islamic State militants as they swept through northwest Iraq in recent months. Officials said Peshmerga Kurdish forces found the gravesite Sunday, with the bodies of men, women and children. Islamic State insurgents are believed to have killed hundreds of the Yazidi ethnic minority, and buried alive some of their victims. About 300 women have been kidnapped as...

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