In the patriarchal and deeply religious culture of Yemen, every revolt against the father is likewise a revolt against God. Now, however, the younger generation has discovered ways and means to avoid paternal authority, writes Michael RoesMore
Thousands of Yazidis were trapped on Mount Sinjar after being forced to flee their homes by Islamic State terrorist militias. Many have fled to Syria; others have remained in Iraq. The US has provided food and water, although Washington no longer sees the need for a rescue mission. Their situation is desperate.