At a college close to the Syrian-Iraqi border, surrounded by the harsh Anbari desert, many women with male relatives still missing have resumed their studies after the area was liberated from the Islamic State.
Al-Azhar University in Egypt recently hosted a symposium to shed light on the importance of peaceful coexistence between different religions. The symposium also included discussions on countering extremism and hate speech.
Moulay Driss Zerhoun, nestled between two hills covered in olive groves, is where Idriss I founded Morocco's first Islamic dynasty. Every summer, thousands of Moroccans visit the small town where he is buried to perform the 'pilgrimage of the poor'.
Temporary markets have been set up in the city of Douma near Damascus in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan. The city of Douma located in East Ghouta was under siege as it was a former rebel stronghold. However now that the siege haws been lifted the city's markets are thriving.