On 13 November 2015 Iraqi Kurds have taken back the town of Sinjar from the ISIS jihadists.
Sinjar had been taken by ISIS on 3 August 2014 and its mostly Yazidi (a religious group, of which a minority among Kurds are members) population was subjected to genocide.
For the jihadists loss of Sinjar means more difficult transport communication between their territory in Syria and Mosul.
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