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Emerging from Isis genocide, Yazidis in Armenia open temple

In the opening part of her new series, Lemma Shehadi, this year’s winner of The Independent’s Rupert Cornwell prize for foreign journalism, travels to Aknalich, Armenia, to report on the opening of the biggest Yazidi temple in the world and finds a community attempting a renaissance  

Nine suspected Isis members escape from camp in Syria, says France

Women were among hundreds who broke out from detention facility near border 

How Russia is filling the gap left by Trump's withdrawal of US troops

ANALYSIS: President's strategy does not seem to be well-thought and thoroughly-planned, but it may eventually open the door to some stability

Isis 'Beatles' moved from Syrian prison to face trial in US

Move follows Turkey’s military invasion of part of northern Syria where suspects were held

Trump calls Turkey's military offensive in Syria 'a bad idea'

Turkey began its military offensive just days after Mr Trump announced he would pull US troops from northern Syria

Isis may be gone but we are handing them a victory over the Yazidis

Those who have managed to survive rape, torture and genocide are being denied the fundamental tools for rehabilitation and to begin rebuilding their lives