Kurds retake two Iraq towns from Islamic State as US continues airstrikes

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Kurdish troops regained control of two towns in northern Iraq as the U.S. is continued airstrikes. The first aid supplies from Britain arrived for the refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar.

Thousands of the Yazidi refugees were rescued by Kurdish forces. Associated Press Baghdad Bureau Chief Vivian Salama reports.

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Iraq: Kurds retake two towns from IS, as US continues airstrikes

Iraq: Kurds retake two towns from IS, as US continues airstrikes

Kurdish troops have regained control of two towns in norhtern Iraq, and the U.S. is continuing its airstrikes. In addition, the first aid supplies from Britain arrived for the refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar.