Shut down in October 2014 due to clashes and militant presence, the famous Arab Market of the city of Benghazi has reopened. Traders here hope that the reopening will help provide jobs and rebuild lives across eastern Libya.
The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met in Cairo to discuss the two countries relations. Egyptian FM stressed on his country' support for Iraq's stability and safety.
Due to the massive waste problems that many cities in the Middle East face, some entrepreneurs have began upcycling, a term used to describe using waste products to make useful recycled items. Arab Upcycling start-ups often stress the social good that comes of supporting them.