Origin of Yazidi
OTHER WORDS FROM YazidiYa·zi·dism, noun
Examples from the Web for yazidi
Kurdish forces declared victory and freed Yazidi holdouts, with help from U.S. air power.Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq say they have freed about 100 Yazidi women.
In August, the Obama administration intervened to stop what it called a pending genocide of Yazidi minorities in Iraq.Yazidis Face Genocide by ISIS After U.S. Turns Away|Josh Rogin|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another Yazidi from Sebaya was killed by al Qaeda for working with the U.S. when he went to Mosul to apply for a passport.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A group of Yazidi had been trapped by fighting in the village, which has a population of 1,200.Amnesty Report: ISIS Committing Ethnic Cleansing on an Historic Scale|Nico Hines|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST