Media Summary 7 August 2014

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Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in Iraq. We hope this will help you in understanding the situation in which FRRME operates and in directing your prayers for Iraq.

This week’s edition features atrocities committed against the Yazidi minority by IS, IS’ approach to Baghdad and Erbil in the north, and more new on Iraqi Christians who are fleeing.

Media Summary

Guardian: 40,000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as ISIS jihadists threaten death

Al Arabiya: Kurdish forces, ISIS clash near Arbil

Al Jazeera: Iraqi airstrike ‘kills scores of IS fighters’

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