A new resolution was issued by the Presidential Council in Libya that aims to organise and improve the work of civil societies in the country. The Civil Society Commission, which was created from the resolution, will establish branches in more than one region, enabling it to supervise programs and projects.
Thousands of families hope landmark law to probe the fate of those missing will provide some closure. The law sets up a commission to find out what happened to an estimated 17,000 people whose bodies were never found after the civil war in Lebanon, which ended in 1990.
A group of Iraqi war correspondents and journalists who covered the battles against ISIS formed their own association, the National Military Information Association, to defend their rights, which they said were being neglected.