Lebanon is experiencing the heaviest forest fires witnessed in decades. 104 separate fires were reported, with the largest fires near Mushrif threatening residential areas and causing the displacement of hundreds of people.
In the forests of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, a green initiative is uniting generations and faiths. While the cedar tree is the most well-known tree in Lebanon, the juniper tree, which can live up to 700 years, is also a presence in the country.
Police forces belonging to the Directorate of Forestation and Environment in Iraq's northern province of Sulaimani have reported that nearly 500 hectares of forest have been burned down in the past week due to citizen's negligence.
The forest area in Mosul has been rehabilitated and has been welcoming families who want to enjoy the park after iftar. Moslawi families and youth feel like the forest is the only outlet for them at the current time.
Lebanon's Lamartine Valley is one of the most preserved and panoramic areas of Mount Lebanon. Hammana, a traditional Lebanese village, is one of the country's most popular mountain resorts, located just 30 minutes from Beirut.