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Islamic State Militants Kidnap Hundreds of Women in Iraq

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The flag of the Syrian al-Qaeda-affiliated group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Sky News – Hundreds of women from the Yazidi religious minority have been taken captive by Islamist militants, Iraq’s government has said.

Kamil Amin, a spokesman for the country’s human rights ministry, said the women were kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) fighters.

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