Iraqi Protesters gather in Tahrir Square as midnight deadline expires for choosing new prime minister. Many protesters want to keep the pressure up on the government to ensure that the reforms they demand can pass.
On Wednesday, representatives of Iran, Russia, and Turkey met in Astana to discuss the crumbling Idlib truce after clashes erupted between government and rebel forces. The Kazakh hosts made no mention of the formation of the drafting committee for the Syrian constitution at the two-day talks.
The Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, put forward a bill granting equal inheritance rights for women. The proposed bill would allow exceptions for families that want to continue applying the Sharia-aligned provisions for inheritance.