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According to Turkish media and the Turkish government food and water have been/are being dropped on the mountain which the Yazidis fled to - supplied by Turkey and some aid agencies and delivered by Iraqi Air Force helicopters.

Several villages and one important Christian town east of Mosul were overrun by ISIS(IS) last night and today.

A refugee camp west of Erbil is reportedly being emptied by the KRG because ISIS(IS) is approaching it.

All of the residents of a town southwest of Erbil, and northwest of Kirkuk, have fled the town because ISIS(IS) is approaching.

ISIS(IS) is reported to have advanced to within 45 km of Erbil in a few areas.

Iraqi Kurdish media has been reporting for three days now news which goes something like 'The Peshmerga are just about to retake X location from ISIS(IS)' but none of them seem to have been retaken by the Peshmerga.

The Iraqi Air Force is reported to have bombed ISIS(IS) in northern Iraq again today.

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