A new Iraqi play portrays how Yazidi women suffered under ISIS' rule. "You have lived through this atmosphere and know what happened in your country and what happened to the daughters of your country," says one of the actors participating in the play.
Rights and aid organizations in the Syrian province of Idlib are warning of the humanitarian disaster that could follow an imminent regime offensive on the last rebel-held territory. Turkish Foreign Minister stated that a massacre would occur if Idlib was bombed.
The four Libyan leaders, Khalifa Haftar, Fayed al-Sarraj, Aguila Saleh Issa, and Khalid al-Mishri attended a conference in Paris in which they announced that they are all committed to holding elections in Libya on 10th of December, 2018.
Scepticism amongst many as France convenes peace conference seen as risky French-backed push for political settlement in Libya. The conference was attended by the major actors in Libyan politics, including Khalifa Haftar, and Fayez al-Sarraj.
Iraq's parliamentary elections set for May 12 will indirectly decide on a new prime minister and president. This is the fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and the first since the liberation from ISIS.