The Middle East

The Story of the Yazidis

April 12, 2018 Khalaf Dakheel 0

The Yazidi people are a small religious minority, and one of the most ancient religions in the world, though we currently number less than a million members worldwide. A peaceful and non-aggressive people living in northern Iraq, Syria, Turkey, and parts of Armenia and Georgia. […]

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From Kurdistan: A Son’s Undying

March 23, 2018 Sabro Kejo 0

By Sabro Kejo In the high desert plains southwest of Sinjar in Iraq, Sufyan Jassim began his life in 2002. His family lived in a small village called Siba-Sheikhedr and his mother, Ahlam Mia’a, lovingly greeted […]

The Middle East

A Letter from a Yazidi Refugee

January 16, 2018 Khalaf Dakheel 0

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally published in The Jerusalem Post. By Khalaf Dakheel January 16, 2018 IDP camp, Iraq Dear World, I’m Khalaf Dakheel. I am a 17-year-old Yazidi. My people have always been peaceful and […]

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The Forgotten Genocide

December 20, 2017 Brian Davis 0

This article appeared in another outlet and has been republished with the author’s permission. By Brian Davis The third day of August, 2014 is an unforgettable date for Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority. On this fateful […]