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Activist Nadia Murad said domestic tensions have intensified in confined living spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Identified only as Taha al-J., the 37-year-old Iraqi man is also accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and human trafficking in the case, heard before Frankfurt judges.

Germany indicts Iraqi man over death of Yazidi girl

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Germany indicts Iraqi man over death of Yazidi girl

Prominent London-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is part of the team representing the dead Yazidi girl's mother, who is a co-plaintiff in the case.

France welcomes 27 more Yazidi women victims of IS

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France welcomes 27 more Yazidi women victims of IS

Dozens of Yazidi women and their children arrived in Paris on Wednesday as part of Macron’s pledge to take in 100 families from the ethnic group ...

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Either Libyan women’s rights activist Hajer Sharief or Somali peace campaigner Ilwad Elman could possibly beat Greta Thunberg to the prestigious ...

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The Iraq Report: Suspected Israeli airstrikes worry Iraqi politicians

Iraq reacts to suspected Israeli airstrikes as the country's parliament demands extradition of Saddam Hussein's daughter from Jordan.

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Sadr accuses Yazidis of fleeing 'to arms of Israel'

A delegation of Yazidi survivors led by Nobel laureate Nadia Murad has been slammed for visiting Israel.

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Nobel prize-winning activist urges Yazidis to return to Iraq

Nobel prize-winning Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, who was previously kidnapped by Islamic State, has urged Yazidis to return to ...

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Five years on, Yazidis remember brutal Islamic State onslaught

On Saturday, women wearing white T-shirts paraded around Lalish temple, the Yazidis' holiest shrine, brandishing banners to commemorate the ...

'Nobel for what?' Trump asks Yazidi activist <em>Nadia</em> <em>Murad</em>

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'Nobel for what?' Trump asks Yazidi activist Nadia Murad

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she ...

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Netherlands calls for tribunal to prosecute IS members

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok has proposed to the UN Security council that a tribunal be set up to try IS members responsible for 'mass ...

Mass graves unearthed in Iraq probe of IS crimes

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Mass graves unearthed in Iraq probe of IS crimes

A UN team investigating the massacre of Iraq's Yazidi minority and other atrocities committed by IS have excavated 12 mass graves.

German IS woman accused of letting 'slave girl' die

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German IS woman accused of letting 'slave girl' die

The case against Jennifer Wenisch, 27, is believed to be the first anywhere in the world for international crimes committed by IS militants ...

Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region

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Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region

The Iraqi government has started exhuming a mass grave left behind by the Islamic State group in the northwestern Sinjar region.

Prince of IS-ravaged Yazidi community dies in Germany

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Prince of IS-ravaged Yazidi community dies in Germany

Prince Tahseen Said Ali died in a German hospital aged 85, according to the head of the Iraqi Kurdish region's head of Yazidi affairs.

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Iraq official says Israel claim of delegation visits 'misleading'

A senior Iraqi official has denied a claim by Israel's foreign ministry that delegations from Baghdad visited Israel last year.

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Yazidi activist to use Nobel money for Iraq hospital

Nadia Murad will use her Nobel Prize money to build a hospital in Iraq.

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The Iraq Report: Iraqis still displaced after IS defeat

Our round-up from Iraq features demonstrators taking inspiration from Paris protesters. Catch up with the latest here.

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Yazidi genocide survivor returns as Iraq celebrates IS defeat

Activist Nadia Murad has been received by Iraqi president Barham Salih upon her return to Iraq.

Yazidi activist urges action against sexual violence in war

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Yazidi activist urges action against sexual violence in war

Nobel laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege have said that international recognition of their work must be followed by ...

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UN team to investigate IS war crimes next year

UN investigators will work on uncovering evidence of suspected war crimes and acts of genocide by the Islamic State group, a cause championed by ...

France to welcome 100 Yazidi assault survivors from Iraq

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France to welcome 100 Yazidi assault survivors from Iraq

Emmanuel Macron made the announcement after meeting with Nadia Murad, who won a Nobel Prize for working to end sexual violence ...

What to do with captive foreign IS fighters?

James Snell

What to do with captive foreign IS fighters?

Comment: Governments around the world are abandoning their responsibility to deal with Islamic State group fighters who were not killed on the ...

The Yazidis: What future for those who survived IS?

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

The Yazidis: What future for those who survived IS?

The New Arab Meets: Bushra and Bashida, two Yazidi sisters who share their stories on Islamic State group atrocities and researcher Barzan ...

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