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Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State, walk toward the Syrian border near the town of Elierbeh of Al-Hasakah, on the outskirts of Sinjar Mountain, in northwest Iraq, August 11, 2014 (Credit: Reuters/Rodi Said)

Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State, walk toward the Syrian border near the town of Elierbeh of Al-Hasakah, on the outskirts of Sinjar Mountain, in northwest Iraq, August 11, 2014 (Credit: Reuters/Rodi Said)