Iraqi refugees plead for intervention
Iraqi refugees from the Yazidi religious minority have told the BBC only a foreign military intervention can help them.
So far, the US has engaged in limited air strikes against the self-styled Islamic State (IS), a Sunni Muslim jihadist group formerly known as Isis.
Over a million Iraqis remain displaced from their homes since IS began its offensive, the UN says.
Paul Wood reports from a refugee camp in northern Iraq.
- From the section Middle East