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What were Iraqi Yazidis doing in Israel?

What were Iraqi Yazidis doing in Israel?

Away from prying cameras, group of Yazidis attend medical clown workshop to help children and adults living in combat zones.Nitzan Kedar, 01/07/2018 15:41
Hundreds of Yazidis killed by ISIS discovered in mass grave

Hundreds of Yazidis killed by ISIS discovered in mass grave

Remains of more than 340 Yazidi Kurds discovered in ancient city of Nineveh.Mordechai Sones, 28/11/2017 21:36
Pro-Palestinian pretense

Pro-Palestinian pretense

Professed love for Palestinian Arabs is oddly selective. Barry Shaw, 28/11/2017 13:52
A Yazidi survivor lauds freedom of religion in Israel

A Yazidi survivor lauds freedom of religion in Israel

Religious minorities see Israel as paradise on earth. What say you, Temple Mount Waqf? Giulio Meotti, 27/07/2017 14:28
Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction  

Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction  

Yazidi villages have now been turned into Yazidi-free zones. What has happened? Uzay Bulut, 27/04/2017 20:00
The folly of the fury over Trump's refugee order

The folly of the fury over Trump's refugee order

Did the judge that struck down Trump's ban realize who was and who was not being allowed into the USA? Steve Apfel, 04/02/2017 23:59
Trump ban may prevent Iraqi lawmaker from receiving prize

Trump ban may prevent Iraqi lawmaker from receiving prize

Yazidi leader may be prevented from receiving a human rights prize because of the Trump administration’s travel ban.JTA, 01/02/2017 04:58
Do we need another wake up call?

Do we need another wake up call?

We must stop the ruthless corruption at the UN and in the USA. Dr. Shmuel Katz, 27/12/2016 00:07
Israel helps Yazidi slave girl's story be heard

Israel helps Yazidi slave girl's story be heard

'ISIS terrorists took us, did whatever they wanted to us, then sold us as slaves. I wanted to die.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2016 21:29
On ending ISIS' real sexual violence, Trump thrashes Hillary

On ending ISIS' real sexual violence, Trump thrashes Hillary

Not locker room talk, not alleged groping, but the horrifically real thing in Syria and Iraq. And where is Hillary? and the media? David Singer, 16/10/2016 07:54
Genocide seen through the victim's eyes

Genocide seen through the victim's eyes

Yolanda Papini-Pollock releases documentary that shows genocide through survivor testimony.Emily Rose , 13/10/2016 08:00
More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria condemns horrific human rights violations by all sides, calls to 'end the Yazidi genocide.'Nina Larson, 21/06/2016 15:41
ISIS looks to exterminate Yazidi minority

ISIS looks to exterminate Yazidi minority

UN report reveals thousands of Yazidi sex slaves still held by ISIS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2016 12:55
Do we deserve this barbarity?

Do we deserve this barbarity?

The West has lost its moral compass. What does it expect? Giulio Meotti, 12/06/2016 21:20
Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

Kurdish media reports the girls were publicly executed after refusing to become sex slaves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2016 20:59
MPs urge UK gov't to recognize ISIS 'genocide'

MPs urge UK gov't to recognize ISIS 'genocide'

Symbolic vote unanimously passes in House of Commons, but government says it's up to the courts to formally recognize genocide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2016 09:09
Over 3,000 Yazidis being held by jihadists

Over 3,000 Yazidis being held by jihadists

Yazidi activist and escaped ISIS sex slave reports to Greek president that 3,400 of her people are in detention in Iraq and Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2015 15:32
For Christians, it is a choice between Israel and Islamic State

For Christians, it is a choice between Israel and Islamic State

Those who want to destroy the Jewish State are also signing the death sentence of the last free Christians in the Holy Land. Giulio Meotti, 19/12/2015 20:20
ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombs

ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombs

Grave of 123 Yazidi victims - mostly older women too old to be sex slaves - left rigged by ISIS as part of its genocide against Yazidis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2015 18:02
Yazidis torch Muslim homes in Sinjar

Yazidis torch Muslim homes in Sinjar

Some Sunnis had identified their Yazidi neighbors in Sinjar - recently recaptured by Kurds - for ISIS to brutally kill and rape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2015 16:20
Report: ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis

Report: ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis

Holocaust Memorial Museum releases new report about the genocide committed by ISIS against Iraqi minorities.Ben Ariel, 13/11/2015 03:43
Why Worry About Yazidis when You can Focus on Palestinian "Refugees"

Why Worry About Yazidis when You can Focus on Palestinian "Refugees"

Half of the Yazidi refugees are children. What is happening to them should make us all tremble.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 18/08/2015 13:18
How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

A concrete idea that can put an end to the increasingly successful attempts to eradicate ancient ethnic groups and cultures.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 13/08/2015 00:03
Jewish Businessman Rescuing Women from ISIS

Jewish Businessman Rescuing Women from ISIS

The real war on women: Canadian entrepreneur Steve Maman rescues more than 120 Christian and Yazidi girls.Gil Ronen, 12/08/2015 13:45
Not to Act Against Evil is to Act

Not to Act Against Evil is to Act

Evil triumphs when good people do not stand against it. And we may be on the way to seeing a repeat of the good Europeans who disagree with Hitler - in their living rooms.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 18/06/2015 22:26
The Assyrians and ISIS: Part II

The Assyrians and ISIS: Part II

A most timely comparison of the ancient Assyrians with today's Islamists, similar to ISIS only when it comes to savagery and carnage. Joe David, 14/06/2015 07:55
Israel Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.

Israel Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.

We need to explain to the world that the people behind the BDS boycotts of Israel are the same people who are slaughtering Christians and they should be made to apologize for their actions, not us. Ron Jager, 10/06/2015 18:45
The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

Not a word has been uttered by feminists in the face of the horrible mistreatment of captured women by ISIS and other Islamist groups. Giulio Meotti, 31/05/2015 00:12
ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

Yazidi and Iraqi officials say 300 Yazidi captives killed by ISIS in the Tal Afar district near Mosul.Ben Ariel, 03/05/2015 05:22
Israel's Independence is a Powerful Statement for Mideast Minorities

Israel's Independence is a Powerful Statement for Mideast Minorities

As Israel helps the Nepalese, there are groups being massacred closer to home. Gedalyah Reback, 27/04/2015 12:39
ISIS Releases 227 Yazidi Captives

ISIS Releases 227 Yazidi Captives

Yazidis released in Kirkuk; second batch of prisoner releases in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2015 17:30
Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

Expert explains fight of Iraqi minority group against ISIS, which is complicated by Kurds aligning closer with Iran.Gedalyah Reback, 08/04/2015 07:55
UN Report: ISIS May Have Committed Genocide

UN Report: ISIS May Have Committed Genocide

Report listing atrocities committed by ISIS shows it is guilty of 'war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide' against Yazidis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2015 12:50
Israeli Aid Agency Ups Support to Yazidi Refugees

Israeli Aid Agency Ups Support to Yazidi Refugees

IsraAID has already helped some 1,000 families forced from their homes by the Islamic State - but much more is still needed.Ari Soffer, 09/02/2015 13:28
New ISIS Trend: Yazidi Mass Graves

New ISIS Trend: Yazidi Mass Graves

After mass rape and torture, ISIS steps up atrocities against Yazidi minorities in Iraq again, committing two mass executions in one week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2015 19:02
ISIS Defeats in Iraq Reveal Evidence of Atrocities

ISIS Defeats in Iraq Reveal Evidence of Atrocities

As Kurdish forces advance, the full extent of the massacres committed by the Islamic State begin to emerge.Abdel Hamid Zebari, 04/02/2015 17:00
ISIS Frees 'Hundreds' of Yazidi Captives

ISIS Frees 'Hundreds' of Yazidi Captives

Jihadists release between 200-350 elderly, infant and disabled hostages; countless more remain captive, many sold as sex slaves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2015 18:58
Raw Footage: Kurds Take Out ISIS Position in Iraq

Raw Footage: Kurds Take Out ISIS Position in Iraq

Footage shows how Kurds employing guerrilla tactics against ISIS as battle for Sinjar - where Yazidis still threatened - rages on.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2014 20:21
Jewish Leaders Cry Out for Endangered Yezidis

Jewish Leaders Cry Out for Endangered Yezidis

Major religious-Zionist rabbi, influential US Jewish leader say Jews must take a stand for Yazidis facing genocide at the hands of ISIS.Hillel Fendel, 09/11/2014 16:58
Iraq: Israeli NGO Delivers Emergency Aid to Kurds

Iraq: Israeli NGO Delivers Emergency Aid to Kurds

IsraAID provides desperately-needed supplies to refugees from ISIS, including baby milk and blankets, as winter misery intensifies.Ari Soffer, 19/10/2014 14:37
ISIS Magazine: Islam Calls for Sexual Slavery

ISIS Magazine: Islam Calls for Sexual Slavery

English-language digital publication of jihadist group says raping and sexual enslaving non-Muslim women is simply part of Islam.Ari Yashar, 13/10/2014 13:54
God Himself Will Weep

God Himself Will Weep

The hate that starts with Jews never ends there.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 24/08/2014 07:30
Watch: Islamic State Converts Hundreds of Yazidis

Watch: Islamic State Converts Hundreds of Yazidis

Amid reports of widespread massacres, IS fighters say they are 'misunderstood', urge Yazidis to abandon their faith.Ari Soffer, 21/08/2014 11:17
Yazidi Women Being Systematically Raped in Iraq

Yazidi Women Being Systematically Raped in Iraq

Kurds claim further evidence of 'genocide', as Islamic State slaughters men who won't convert, kidnaps women, children.Ari Soffer, 17/08/2014 14:40
IS Jihadists Kill 80 Yazidis in Northern Iraq

IS Jihadists Kill 80 Yazidis in Northern Iraq

Islamists from the Islamic State kill 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/08/2014 01:52