A Syrian Kurdish peshmerga fighter stood guard as displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrived Aug. 12 at a Syrian camp. Kurdish fighters battled militants to help the Iraqis, who were trapped on a mountaintop, to escape.
A Syrian Kurdish peshmerga fighter stood guard as displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrived Aug. 12 at a Syrian camp. Kurdish fighters battled militants to help the Iraqis, who were trapped on a mountaintop, to escape. AP
A Syrian Kurdish peshmerga fighter stood guard as displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrived Aug. 12 at a Syrian camp. Kurdish fighters battled militants to help the Iraqis, who were trapped on a mountaintop, to escape. AP

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