Women from a family belonging to Iraq's Shiite Muslim Turkmen minority were forced to flee 
their home in the northern city of Tal Afar after militants from the al Qaida splinter group Islamic State seized control last month. They now live in squalid conditions in the southern Shiite holy city of Najaf.
Women from a family belonging to Iraq's Shiite Muslim Turkmen minority were forced to flee their home in the northern city of Tal Afar after militants from the al Qaida splinter group Islamic State seized control last month. They now live in squalid conditions in the southern Shiite holy city of Najaf. McClatchy
Women from a family belonging to Iraq's Shiite Muslim Turkmen minority were forced to flee their home in the northern city of Tal Afar after militants from the al Qaida splinter group Islamic State seized control last month. They now live in squalid conditions in the southern Shiite holy city of Najaf. McClatchy

For one fleeing Shiite family, extremist push in northern Iraq ends a way of life

July 05, 2014 6:15 PM

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