29 Nov '15, 9pm

#IslamicState defections mount as death toll rises, US official says: https://t.co/l7ZbQJxRjN

#IslamicState defections mount as death toll rises, US official says: https://t.co/l7ZbQJxRjN

Kurdish troops liberate the Islamic State held town of Sinjar, home to thousands of Yazdids who were displaced or enslaved last August after much of northern Iraq was seized by the group. Yezdidi militia fighters walk through the ruins of their town on Nov. 13, 2015. Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy/TNS Related Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly Islamic State-held Sinjar Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month. Russia plays down idea of coalition with West to strike Islamic State in Syria The Kremlin on Friday played down the possibility of a grand coalition with the West to strike the Islamic State in Syria. Strikes on key Islamic State city Raqqa, focus of international campaign, kill 8 A new wave o...

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