The list released by the Shi’ite militias contains some individuals who have already been freed



A Yazidi delegation is now in the US to seek greater international support



Barzani received a joint delegation consisting of US and Iraqi officials in Erbil



They have been taken into IS captivity after the jihadist group overran Sinjar



Ignatius Aphrem II, the patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, was also attending the event



He is released due to his critical health condition



At least five people were injured in the blast



The artillery forces have continuously been shelling the areas since Saturday night



The influx of IDPs is likely to increase as operations expand in southern Mosul



This is the best realistic solution to the conflicts in the country, a Sunni official says