VIDEO: Mount Sinjar’s Yazidis Are Armed And Ready For The Fight Against ISIS

In an internally displaced persons camp atop Mount Sinjar in Iraq, Yazidis tote Kalashnikovs and strap ammunition to their chests. ISIS has tried, but not succeeded in destroying the people of an ancient ethnic and religious group — a people who vow to protect themselves.


MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq --- Blue and white tents line the top of Mount Sinjar, communities of the displaced clustered together by tribes on the flattened peak. While most fled, around 10,000 Yazidis refused to abandon their ancient homeland on Sinjar Mountain when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) tore through the mountain community six months

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As Iraqi Civilians Die In The Mountains, US Weighs Airstrikes

ISIS continues ruthless advance through northern Iraq

President Obama is considering airstrikes targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in response to a humanitarian crisis that has forced as many as 40,000 Yezidi and Christian minorities in Iraq to face dehydration and exposure on a mountaintop where they fled to escape violence, the New York Times reported Thursday. In addition

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