Amidst continued clashes between the eastern-based Libyan National Army and the western-based Government of National Accord (GNA), the United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, calls for a cessation to the fighting.
According to a report released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), around 16,000 people have been displaced in Tripoli due to the ongoing fighting in the Libyan capital.
In Iraq's Kurdish region, a new generation is coming of age which has seen only two parties in power - KDP and PUK. For some of these youth, the two parties are responsible for the worsening of the economic situation in the country.
Since the liberation of their province, the Salahuddin Education Directorate has made efforts to rebuild 165 schools throughout the province's districts. The administrators say that they are in the in the process of rehabilitating many more.
After clashes between in Dujail local tribes and Asaib Ahl al-Haq, a Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU) affiliated faction, the Governor of Salahuddin Province, Ahmed al-Jubouri and the head of the PMU, Falih al-Fayyadh agreed that PMU factions would withdraw from cities throughout the province.