Protesters and activists across Iraq are preparing for a new round of demonstrations to take place on October 25th. The new protests come after the reform attempts of the Iraqi Government were decried as "prosthetic changes".
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.
On Sunday 7th of October, the Suwayda 24 Network reported that 115 people were killed in the Syrian province during the month of September. The majority of these casualties took place in the desert during the battles against the Islamic State (IS).
The Department of Wounded Affairs at the Libyan Ministry of Health announced that at least 117 people have been killed and over 581 others have been injured since the beginning of the clashes south of Tripoli.
The Tripoli Security Directorate announced on Tuesday that fighting in the south of Tripoli has ended after nearly a month of fierce clashes that left over 115 people dead and 560 others wounded. The Directorate has given displaced people the green light to return to their homes.
On Monday 10th of September, armed men attacked the offices of National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Staff reported that several people were injured by the attackers who they estimate to be between three and five gunmen.
Volunteers in Zuwara in Libya's far west have been fighting crime in the city for five years to fill the post-revolution power vacuum. After the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, the port city of Zuwera in Libya was used by smugglers to smuggle people out of the country.