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  • noun Plural form of Yazidi.

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Examples

  • But the focus and the point is, again, another despicable act of violence, targeting directly to the Yazidis, which is a people, an ethnic group there, only about 100,000 or so in the western Nineveh Province, that very much stays to their own in that area.

    CNN Transcript Aug 16, 2007

  • The Yazidis were the target of the worst sectarian slaughters in Iraq just last year, when nearly 800 were killed in a coordinated suicide bomb attack.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • The restrictions will not affect religious organizations that represent Armenia's ethnic minorities, such as Yazidis, Jews, Russians, Ukrainians and Assyrians, or Catholic Armenians.

    EurasiaNet

  • The victims were Assyrians – an ethnically and linguistically discrete people also known as Chaldeans or Syriacs according to denomination – and Yazidis, members of two ancient communities who, like all the vulnerable elements of Iraqi society, have suffered disproportionately in the aftermath of the war.

    The desperate plight of Iraq's Assyrians and other minorities | Mardean Isaac

  • It is equally supported by Christians, some 12% of the population, and heterodox Muslims including Ismailis, Yazidis, Druzes and even the Assads' own Nusairi sect.

    Syria's Resilient Revolt

  • At the heart of their fierce animosity is a debate over how to best protect Syria's myriad religious communities: Sunni Muslims, Shi'a Muslims, Christians, Druzes, Alawis, Jews, Yazidis, Ismailis, and others.

    Mary Slosson: Debate Over Religious Freedom In Syria Causes Anger In Los Angeles Diaspora

  • At the heart of their fierce animosity is a debate over how to best protect Syria's myriad religious communities: Sunni Muslims, Shi'a Muslims, Christians, Druzes, Alawis, Jews, Yazidis, Ismailis, and others.

    Mary Slosson: Debate Over Religious Freedom In Syria Causes Anger In Los Angeles Diaspora

  • The Chaldeans, Assyrians, and other Christians of Iraq practice a faith that can be traced directly to the era of the Apostles, an antiquity only matched by other Iraqi religious minorities like the Yazidis, and the Sabian Mandaeans, who follow the teachings of John the Baptist.

    Peter Bouckaert: Iraq: Deadly Reminders of Unfinished Business

  • Yazidis, Shabaks, and Chaldean and Assyrian Christians have called the Nineveh Plains surrounding Mosul their home for thousands of years.

    Peter Bouckaert: Iraq: Deadly Reminders of Unfinished Business

  • The Chaldeans, Assyrians, and other Christians of Iraq practice a faith that can be traced directly to the era of the Apostles, an antiquity only matched by other Iraqi religious minorities like the Yazidis, and the Sabian Mandaeans, who follow the teachings of John the Baptist.

    Peter Bouckaert: Iraq: Deadly Reminders of Unfinished Business

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