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Mujeres Yazidi liberadas del ISIS fueron entregadas a la Asamblea de Shengal

ANF - 2019-07-06 06:26
Más yazidis que son rescatados de las bandas del ISIS por las SDF, se han reunido con sus familias. ...

Freed Yazidis reunited with their families in Shengal

ANF - 2019-07-05 14:04
Six Yazidi civilians, who were rescued by SDF from ISIS in northern Syria, have been reunited with their families in Shengal. ...

Yazidi women freed from ISIS handed over to Shengal Assembly

ANF - 2019-07-04 18:21
More Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by the SDF have been reunited with their families. ...

Memories of Yazidis and Lalish on World Refugee Day :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-06-25 09:58

Memories of Yazidis and Lalish on World Refugee Day - World News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-20 18:17

Turkish regime cuts down 1.000 olive trees in Yazidi village

ANF - 2019-06-20 14:05
Yazidis forced to leave their homes due to the Turkish occupation in Afrin issued a statement in the Serdem Camp in Shehba. ...

Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community - Egypt Independent

Egyptindependent - 2019-06-08 23:03

3.000 Yazidis nog steeds vermist – Koerdische Autonome Regio – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-06-07 21:57

13 Yazidis rescued from ISIS reunited with families

ANF - 2019-06-07 13:39
The 13 Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by the SDF have been reunited with their families. ...

13 Yazidis handed over to the Shengal Assembly

ANF - 2019-06-06 13:33
Cizire Region Yazidi House handed over 13 Yazidi women and children rescued from ISIS to the Shengal Assembly and the Yazidi Women’s Movement. ...

Farmers’ crop field burned in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar region: mayor

E-Kurd - 2019-06-04 20:58
SINJAR, Northwest Iraq,— Farmers’ crop field was set on fire in a village in Sinjar on Tuesday, an official said. Sinjar is home to the majority of the world’s Yazidis. Acting Sinjar mayor Saad Hamid told NRT TV that the fire took place near Warde villag ...

Germany is failing to prosecute IS foreign fighters, Yazidis accuse | News | DW | 29.05.2019

DW - 2019-06-01 00:58

3,000 Yazidis still missing

ANF - 2019-05-30 14:26
While thousands of Yazidis were freed from ISIS during SDF operations, 2966 of them are still missing. ...

The Yazidi family reunited after being IS slaves

BBC - 2019-05-29 01:59
Thousands of Yazidis were killed or enslaved by IS but Nashaat and his mother survived, and are about to be reunited. ...

Persecution of the Yazidis in Iraq: Don't abandon us! - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-28 03:38

Yazidis and Kurds in Iraq: Are we arming the right people? - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-18 17:46

Yazidis in Europe prepare for 1st Ezidxan Cultural Festival

ANF - 2019-05-17 13:33
Yazidis in Europe are preparing for the 1st Ezidxan Cultural Festival, which will be held on June 1 in Bielefeld, Germany. ...

Yazidis have 'protectors' in Iraq, but question safety

Al Monitor - 2019-05-16 08:43

Yazidis in Syria: Dark Present, Awaiting Recovery – Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2019-05-14 21:56

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

Uncertain Future Awaits Displaced Syrian Yazidis in Lebanon

Voanews - 2019-05-13 07:42

Masoud Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani Congratulate Yazidis on Anniversary of Establishing Lalish

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and KUrdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate ...

27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS handed over to the Shengal Council

ANF - 2019-05-06 11:37
27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by SDF fighters were handed over to the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council. ...

Ragged but Alive: Yazidis Emerge From Life Under ISIS - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-05-03 13:32

Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community - SFGate

Sfgate - 2019-04-28 06:56

Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community :: WRAL.com

WRAL - 2019-04-26 02:25

Iraq: Yazidis di accettare i bambini È stupro in comunità Notizia

Dailyviewsonline - 2019-04-26 00:21

Iraq: Yazidis to accept children of IS rape into community - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-04-25 23:15

Amal Clooney i Nadia Murad: "Fins ara cap persona no ha estat jutjada per crims d'esclavatge sexual contra les yazidis"

KurdisCat - 2019-04-25 06:07
L’advocat pels drets humans, Amal Clooney, demana dimarts a la justícia a les víctimes d’una "epidèmia de violència sexual" en conflictes, especialment violacions i altres abusos perpetrats per extremistes de l’Estat Islàmic a Iraq i Síria. L'activista d ...

Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rape

Rûdaw - 2019-04-24 09:04
"So far not a single person was tried for sexual enslavement crimes against Yazidis" ...

3 Yazidis in Hol Camp handed over to Cizire Region Yazidi House

ANF - 2019-04-20 15:05
The Hol Camp Administration handed over a Yazidi woman and 2 Yazidi children rescued by the SDF to the Cizire Region Yazidi House. ...

Iraq frees Frenchman who entered Syria to 'support Yazidis' It is unclear why Syrian Kurdsih forces or the US-led coalition handed the man to Iraqi authorities April 18, 2019

The National AE - 2019-04-18 22:45

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-16 03:06

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-04-15 17:36

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from ISIS to Iraq - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-04-15 08:18

Kurdos de Siria devuelven 25 yazidis liberados de ISIS a Irak | Noticias de Israel

Israelnoticias - 2019-04-14 18:07

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from ISIS to Iraq

Rûdaw - 2019-04-14 15:28

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Libérés de l'EI en Syrie, 25 femmes et enfants Yazidis rentrent en Irak

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-04-13 19:19
Les autorités semi-autonomes kurdes de Syrie ont renvoyé samedi vers l'Irak 25 femmes et enfants de la communauté Yazidie, libérés du joug des jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) qui ont perdu leur ultime bastion dans le pays en guerre. ...

25 Yazidis rescued by SDF set out for Shengal

ANF - 2019-04-13 15:42
SDF handed over 25 Yazidi women and children rescued from ISIS gangs to the Yazidi House in Amude. The rescued Yazidis set out for Shengal following a press conference. ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq

France24 - 2019-04-13 15:17

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-13 14:37

Syria Kurds Return 25 Yazidis Freed from IS to Iraq — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2019-04-13 14:22

Another mass grave opened in Kocho village in Shengal

ANF - 2019-04-13 00:07
Mass graves of Yazidis who were massacred in the August 3, 2014 ISIS attacks in Shengal are being opened. ...

SDF fighters rescued 7 more Yazidis in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-20 20:12
SDF fighters have rescued a large number of Yazidi women and children during their final operation against ISIS in Baghouz region. ...

Mass graves opened in Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
Mass graves of Yazidis who were massacred in the August 3, 2014 ISIS attacks in Shengal are being opened. ...

Mass graves in Shengal to be opened

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
Mass graves containing the remains of Yazidis massacred by ISIS in Shengal, will be opened. ...

Fears for Missing Yazidis as Islamic State Nears Defeat

Voanews - 2019-03-12 00:35

'She said she'd blow herself up first': Hope dims on Yazidis - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-03-10 14:58

“YPJ fights at the forefront for Yazidis”

ANF - 2019-03-09 10:09
YPJ Commander Ariyan Qamishlo said ISIS gangs use civilians as human shields in the war and added that they fight at the forefront to save Yazidi women and children. ...

8 Yazidi rescatados del ISIS en Baghoz

ANF - 2019-03-09 07:32
Las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF) rescataron a 8 yazidis más, incluidos 6 niños, en Baghoz, donde continúa la batalla final contra el ISIS. ...

Yazidis rescatados ya en camino a Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-09 06:34
Los yazidis rescatados de las bandas del ISIS se dirigen a Shengal. ...

L’effroyable odyssée des enfants yazidis prisonniers de Daech

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-03-09 00:00

Yazidis demand Iraq actively search for their missing persons - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2019-03-07 17:04

Rescued Yazidis on their way to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-07 14:08
Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs are on their way to Shengal. ...

8 Yazidis rescued from ISIS in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-07 13:01
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rescued 8 more Yazidis, including 6 children, in Baghouz where the final battle against the ISIS gangs continues. ...

‘She said she’d blow herself up first’Hope dims on Yazidis | Central MO Breaking News

Newstribune - 2019-03-05 23:16

Hopes for missing Yazidis dim as Islamic State defeat looms

Rûdaw - 2019-03-05 08:39
Many Yazidis, followers of a minority faith, are still missing ...

Hopes for missing Yazidis dim as Islamic State defeat looms

E-Kurd - 2019-03-04 15:42
DUHOK, Iraqi Kurdistan,— Baseh Hammo was 38 when she was enslaved by militants of the Islamic State group. Raped and abused, she was sold 17 times among members of the so-called “caliphate,” and moved from city to city across a vast stretch of territory ...

Hopes for missing Yazidis dim as Islamic State defeat looms | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-03-04 11:34

Yazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria, returned to Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-03 13:42
SINUNI, Iraq,— A group of Yazidi women and children returned to Iraq from Syria on Friday after more than four years in Islamic State captivity. The group includes three women and 18 children, witnesses told Reuters. They were greeted by residents of Sin ...

Power vacuum in Iraq's Sinjar prevents Yazidi refugees' return

Al Jazeera - 2019-03-03 06:02
Around 200,000 Yazidis have little choice but to live in poorly equipped camps in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. ...

21 Yazidis rescatados por las SDF han sido llevados a Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-02 08:49
La Casa Yazidi de la región de Cizire ha llevado a 21 Yazidis rescatados por combatientes de las SDF a la Asamblea de Shengal. ...

Evdal: Irak impide el regreso de los yazidis

ANF - 2019-03-02 08:06
En los últimos días se han rescatado a más de 40 muejeres y a mas de 150 niños Yazidi, de las cuales unas 45 son niñas. ...

21 Yazidis rescued by SDF taken to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-01 15:41
Cizire Region Yazidi House has taken 21 Yazidis rescued by SDF fighters to the Shengal Assembly. ...

Evdal: Iraq prevents the return of Yazidis

ANF - 2019-03-01 14:55
In recent days, though the number of women rescued is more than 40, the number of children is more than 150, of whom 40-45 are girls. ...

Mass grave believed to be Yazidis found in last Islamic State bastion in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-02-28 17:20
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— A mass grave containing the bodies of dozens of people who may be Yazidis enslaved by Islamic State has been found in territory recently seized by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an SDF official s ...

'We are now free': Yazidis fleeing Isis start over in female-only commune | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-25 14:24

Yazidis lose hope for captured loved ones as end of Islamic State's caliphate nears without answers

Telegraph - 2019-02-18 19:02

The joy of Yazidi women after their liberation from ISIS

ANF - 2019-02-16 13:41
As soon as they reach the areas of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the People’s/Women’s Defense Units (YPG/YPJ), the Yazidis breathe freedom as if they have returned to life again; forming a circle of joy and pleasure filled with feelings. ...

Yazidis bid last farewell to spiritual leader in Iraq

Gulan Media - 2019-02-04 23:37

Body of Chief of the Yazidis Flown to Irbil

Waar Media - 2019-02-04 14:13
WAAR_DUHOK The body of Yazidi prince Prince Tahseen Said Ali Beg arrived at Irbil International Airport, in northern Iraq on Monday following his death in a German hospital in January. A reception was held at the airport which was attended by Kurdish Pri ...

Syria's Yazidis will suffer the consequences of US withdrawal: activist - The National

Thenational - 2019-02-03 01:41

The Genocide of Yazidis is Not Over - Fair Observer

Fairobserver - 2019-02-01 03:01

Prince of Yazidis dies in Germany | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Newsofbahrain - 2019-01-30 10:53

Head of Yazidis dies in Germany after long illness - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-01-29 13:26

Prince of IS-ravaged Yazidis dies in Germany » Manila Bulletin News

MB - 2019-01-29 13:26

Prince of IS-ravaged Yazidis dies in Germany | SBS News

SBS - 2019-01-28 23:08

Prince of IS-ravaged Yazidis dies in Germany | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-01-28 21:35

Décès du prince des Yazidis, minorité persécutée par l'EI en Irak

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-01-28 17:56
Le prince des Yazidis, la communauté la plus persécutée par les jihadistes en Irak, est mort à 85 ans dans un hôpital allemand, ont indiqué lundi des responsables du Kurdistan irakien. ...

Masrour Barzani Extended his Warm Condolence on the Death of Yazidis Mir Tahseen Beg

Waar Media - 2019-01-28 12:56
WAAR_DUHOK The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masoud Barzani extended his Warm Condolence on the Death of Yazidis leader Mir Tahseen Beg. With more sorrow and sorrow we received the news of the death of Mir Tahseen Beg, the leader o ...

How the U.S.-favored Kurds Abandoned the Yazidis when ISIS Attacked

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-26 01:03

Who Are the Yazidis, the Ancient, Persecuted Religious Minority Struggling to Survive in Iraq?

Nationalgeographic - 2019-01-24 08:14

The ongoing plight of the Yazidis

Lowyinstitute - 2019-01-24 07:52

Iraq MP accuses PKK of abducting Yazidis to fight in Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-21 13:49

Yazidis uit het Newroz vluchtelingenkamp sluiten zich aan bij de hongerstaking - Noord-Koerdistan - Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-01-18 18:20

Solidarity hunger strike by the Yazidis in Newroz Camp

ANF - 2019-01-18 09:39
Yazidi people in Newroz Camp started solidarity hunger strike with Leyla Güven. ...

Ezdiki – The Language of The Yazidis?

E-Kurd - 2019-01-15 13:03
Yilmaz Algin| Translated by Rojda, Ezidi Press “But the Yazidis call their language “zyman e ezda” (the language of the Yazidis)”, Ernest Chantre in “Notes ethnologiques sur les Yésidi” in 1895, Turkey. Since the genocide began in 2014, the Yazidi (Ezidi ...

Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by Daesh | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-15 07:11

Yazidis call on the world to stand up against Turkish threats

ANF - 2019-01-14 15:12
Three Yazidi organisations called on the international public opinion to take a stance against the threats of occupation issued by the Turkish state. ...

Israel and the Yazidis :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-13 09:55

Nadia Murad's Story Continues: VP Pence, the Yazidis, Human Rights & Humanitarian Assistance | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-01-09 04:03

Can The Peshmerga Fighters Be Held Liable For Abandoning The Yazidis In Sinjar?

Forbes - 2018-12-20 09:06

ISIS May Be Gone, But Iraq’s Yazidis Are Still Suffering – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2018-12-20 02:56

The Jerusalem Post: Can these Kurdish fighters help the U.S. out of a crisis in Syria?

Justice for Kurds - 2018-12-19 17:12
The long, lonely road from Dohuk in the Kurdistan region to Sinjar, the site of the ISIS genocide of Yazidis, is symbolic of Iraq’s recent tragedies. It passes villages and towns destroyed in the fighting with ISIS. A patchwork of different armed groups h ...

Sinjar road reconnects estranged Yazidis and Kurds with Baghdad

Al Monitor - 2018-12-18 15:54

Yazidis who fled Isis live in limbo in Turkish refugee camps

Irishtimes - 2018-12-17 09:12

Yazidis in Turkey are still awaiting their fate | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-14 18:25

Nadia Murad's Nobel win explained: Who are the Yazidis? - Religion News Service

Religionnews - 2018-12-14 18:25

Padre e hija en huelga de hambre contra el aislamiento

ANF - 2018-12-13 07:18
Merwan y Lorîn Sezek, una pareja de padres e hijas de Yazidis, se unieron a la huelga de hambre en Colonia. ...
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