From worsening water shortages in Iraq and Pakistan to harsher hurricanes in the Caribbean there is a growing security risk as a result of climate change. Unless these issues are addressed experts say they might spark new violent conflicts.
King Abdullah II of Jordan expected to meet Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki later on Monday as protests in Amman continue over tax increases. The tax increases came after an IMF-backed tax reform bill was sent to parliament last month.
Some people in the city of Bayda, in Libya, complain of high prices and a lack of employment opportunities especially with the coming of the holy month of Ramadan. The country's financial crisis has affected the citizens ability to afford groceries.
Visitor numbers to Jordan dropped after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and Daesh later rampaged across neighboring Syria and Iraq. Now Jordan is trying to reverse that setback in its tourism industry.