Travels in body are always also travels in mind. In our Orient-Occident Travelogue dossier, we take a look at the way the self and the other were perceived during the Middle Ages, the age of colonialism, up until today. more »
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.