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