At least 3,000 Yazidis still held by Islamic State in Iraq, Syria: Kurdistan
Duhok (IraqiNews.com) At least 3,000 Yazidis are still held by Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling
Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not
in Iraq and Syria, Kurdistan Region’s Government declared on Thursday.
"3,073 Yazidi males and females of different age groups are still captivated by IS," Hussein Qa’idi, head of KRG’s Yazidi Kurds Liberation Office.
The federal government in Baghdad, according to Qa’idi, does not offer any kind of assistance in searching for or liberation of the kidnapped.
Moreover, Qa’idi blamed the difficulty of the mission on entrance of the pro-government of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), the financial crisis in Kurdistan and the ban on international flights.
Posted by: trailing wife 2017-12-29