The construction of health facilities in the north of Syria has been a top priority during periods of peace. In al-Bab a new hospital will be opening soon which treats all cases that were previously transferred to Turkish Hospitals. However, the adminstation complains that professional cadres are hard to find.
Many children in the city of Baquba in Diyala province in Iraq are not able to celebrate Eid due to economic conditions. These kids are working all day in the streets in order to make simple wages that they use to help their parents.