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The USA is targeting the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq. Several air strikes have destroyed weaponry that the IS captured from the Iraqi . President Obama said the attacks are to protect US in Erbil, the of Iraq's Kurdistan region. IS recently changed its from ISIS. The group now controls a of Iraq (including the country's largest ), and a third of Syria. Mr Obama made it clear he would support Iraqis but would not send to Iraq. He said: "American troops will not be returning to fight in Iraq."

The air are also to protect Iraq's Yazidi people. The Yazidis are Kurdish. Their religion has of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Zoroastrianism. The IS said Yazidis must convert to Islam, pay a , or face death. The UN warned of a humanitarian and ethnic cleansing. Reports are that the IS have taken of Yazidi women hostage. Obama said the latest military is also "a humanitarian effort" to help save of [Yazidis] who are trapped on a without food and water and facing almost certain ".

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