Indians overstaying in Oman were asked to complete the finger-printing formalities by May 31, the deadline set by the country's manpower Ministry. The appeal was issued by Indian Social Club in Muscat.
The Yazidis, who face murderous attacks by ISIS militants, are a Kurdish speaking minority in Iraq, said to number less than half a million. They live primarily in the Lalesh Valley in northern Iraq, 560 km from Baghdad. Members of this ethnic group have migrated towards Syria, Georgia, Armenia, and Europe. Photos: Eric Lafforgue