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For Yazidis in Greece, safety and security is still out of reach

For Yazidis in Greece, safety and security is still out of reach

On the long drive to Petra camp near Mount Olympus in northern Greece, cost Salim Noah is voice-chatting on WhatsApp continuously. He sounds agitated and I ask him to translate from the Kurdish: “One hundred and thirty Yazidis arrived to Petra just last night from Cherso camp. Muslims were attacking them.” Petra is the only […]

White House weighing air support for Iraq–while children and the old die on mountain-top

White House weighing air support for Iraq–while children and the old die on mountain-top

White House weighing air support for Iraq David Jackson and Jim Michaels, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering options to assist trapped minorities in Iraq, including possible airstrikes, a government official said. Obama has already authorized airdrops of food, water and medicine, the official said. The administration has been mulling options for weeks, […]