Yazidi


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Ya·zi·di

 (yä′zĭ-dē′)
n.
See Yezidi.
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YazidiYézidi
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Baghdad / NINA / - Yazidi website announced that the Yazidi Organization for Documentation and in cooperation with the Directorate of Sinjar Police found a mass grave belonging to the Yazidis in the center of the west of Nineveh province in northern Iraq.
PARIS, Aug 8 (KUNA) -- France announced on Thursday that it was granting asylum to another 31 Iraqi Yazidi families who had been persecuted by so-called Islamic State (IS) during their capture.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 5, 2019-: Yazidi Genocide: Statement from Premier Kenney
These attacks resulted in the massacre of Yazidi men, women and children; the enslavement of nearly 7,000 Yazidis; and displacement of more than 400,000 to camps in northern Iraq.
Yazidi refugee Azima's suffering is palpable from her sad stare and barely audible voice.
Yazidi refugee Azima's unimaginable suffering is palpable from her sad stare and barely audible voice.
Naveen Rasho - Courtesy of Miysar Murad CAIRO - 22 May 2019: An office concerned with Yazidi abductees, announced on Monday the release of Yazidi journalist Naveen Rasho, who was abducted by the Islamic State (IS) five years ago from Nineveh's Sinjar in Iraq.
The Yazidi community once numbered around 500,000 members in the mountainous Sinjar region of northwest Iraq, but it was ravaged by the Islamic State's 2014 sweep into the area.
Speaking to Times of Oman, Dr Mohammed Al Yazidi, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Department at the Ministry of Health, said: "This procedure has started to enhance the TB disease elimination strategy in Oman.
A German woman who joined the Islamic State jihadist group went on trial Tuesday accused of the war crime of letting a five-year-old Yazidi "slave" girl die of thirst in the sun.
The video shows an unidentified woman, dubbed as an "ISIS Wife" while speaking to another on the treatment of Yazidi women under the rule of ISIS in northern Iraq and Syria.