More Americans arrive in Iraq, but they are not there to fight

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POSTED: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 8:10am

More Americans have arrived in Iraq, but U.S. officials say it's to help, not to fight.

130 additional Marines and Special Ops forces are in Erbil.

The team is there in a supporting role as ISIS militants threaten to kill up to 30,000 Yazidi Christians seeking refuge on Sinjar Mountain, refusing to convert to Islam.

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