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A Yazidi girl rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in Fishkhabour, Dohuk province August 13.
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A Yazidi fighter who recently joined the Kurdish People’s Protection Units secures a road in Mount Sinjar, northern Iraq, as displaced Yazidis make their way towards Newrooz camp in Syria August 13. A US mission to evacuate the Yazidis trapped on the mountain by Sunni militant fighters is far less likely after a US assessment team found the humanitarian situ- ation not as grave as expected, the Pentagon said.