08/08/2014

Picture of the week

Picture of the week

Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjarl west of Mosul, take refuge at Dohuk province

© REUTERS/Ari Jalal. On August 7, people from the minority Yazidi group are fleeing the Iraqi violence in the west of Mosul since the establishment of the Islamic State. The Yazidism is an old monotheistic religion with roots in Iran.