Sunnis Flee The Islamic State, But Still Fall Under Suspicion

Sunnis Flee The Islamic State, But Still Fall Under Suspicion

By Alice Fordham

The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim group. Yet many Sunnis have abandoned their homes and fled areas where ISIS has taken over in Iraq. But that doesn’t mean Shiites welcome them with open arms.

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