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This Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter aiming his weapon during a battle with Islamic State militants in Aleppo, Syria. Members of the Islamic State group have been marching in the northern province of Aleppo capturing areas under the control of the mainstream Free Syrian Army. Islamic State fighters have overrun nearly a dozen towns and villages in Aleppo province last week crushing what little resistance they have encountered. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)
Up to 80 Yazidis have reportedly been killed by Islamic State fighters in the biggest massacre of the Iraqi minority in the jihadists’ brutal campaign so far.
Kurdish and Yazidi sources reported that dozens of people in the village of Kocho, located about 15 miles from Sinjar city, had been summarily executed by jihadists of the Islamic State after refusing to “convert to Islam”.
As the men were rounded up and shot, several hundred women and children were reportedly taken hostage by the militants.
Hoshyar Zebari, a senior Iraqi official, who said he had spoken to eyewitnesses from the scene, said the jihadists had “committed a massacre”.
BADRIYA, Iraq—Looking out from his hilltop post over the fighting for the Mosul Dam, the Kurdish special-forces commander fretted that his 5,000 troops didn't have the firepower to dislodge Islamist insurgents.
Less than 10 miles away, about 80 fighters from the radical Sunni group Islamic State were holed up inside a secondary dam. The area was so heavily booby-trapped and mined that Kurdish forces struggled to advance.
But by the end of the second day of their ground offensive, backed by Iraqi troops andU.S. airstrikes, the Kurdish forces had wrested back control of the fragile dam and driven out militants from the group also known as ISIS or ISIL. Kurdish officials said their success here may pave the way for a broader offensive to reclaim territory in the country's north, including the important city of Mosul