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  8/14/2014, Av 18, 5774

US Not Expecting Large Operation to Rescue Yazids


The United States’ Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday night that it is not expecting a large-scale operation to rescue the Yazidis, members of the Kurdish minority group trapped in northern Iraq.

US Special Forces, Marine Corps and members of the American Agency for International Development, arrived in the region on Wednesday in order to probe the state of the Yazidi refugees from up close.