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Siba Sheikh Khidir

Sîba Şêx Xidir

Siba Sheikh Khidir is located in Iraq
Siba Sheikh Khidir
Siba Sheikh Khidir
Location in Iraq
Coordinates: 36°11′2″N 41°45′35″E / 36.18389°N 41.75972°E / 36.18389; 41.75972Coordinates: 36°11′2″N 41°45′35″E / 36.18389°N 41.75972°E / 36.18389; 41.75972
Country  Iraq
Governorate Ninawa
District Sinjar District
 (July 2014[1])
 • Total 23,000

Siba Sheikh Khidir (Kurdish: Sîba Şêx Xidir ,سیبا شێخ خدر‎,[2][3] Arabic: الجزيرة‎, romanizedal-Jazirah, also Jazira or Jazeera) is a Yazidi village located in the Sinjar District of the Ninawa Governorate in northern Iraq. The village is located south of the Sinjar Mount. It belongs to the disputed territories of Northern Iraq. It was one of two villages targeted in the 2007 Yazidi communities bombings against the local Yazidi community.[4][5][6][7]

Siba Sheikh Khidir has exclusively Yazidi population.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Emerging Land Tenure Issues among Displaced Yazidis from Sinjar, Iraq" (PDF). United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–Habitat). November 2015. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  2. ^ "گوندی سیبا شێخ خدر-یش ڕاده‌ستی شه‌نگالییه‌كان كرا". ANF News (in Kurdish). Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Kurdên Êzidî îro qurbaniyên teqînên Gir Uzêr û Sîba Şêx Xidir bibîr tînin". Rûdaw. 14 August 2019. p. ku. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  4. ^ Maisel, Sebastian (2016-12-24). Yezidis in Syria: Identity Building among a Double Minority. Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739177754.
  5. ^ Staff, Our Foreign (2007-08-16). "Iraq bombs: 500 die in worst terror attack". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-01-22.
  6. ^ Acikyildiz, Birgul (2014-08-20). The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781784532161.
  7. ^ Wander, Andrew. "How suicide bombings shattered Iraq". Retrieved 2018-01-22.
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