Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has warned that the country's treasury is nearly empty as a result of low oil prices and the coronavirus lockdowns, and has called on the country's political parties for support.
Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi's aspirations must be 'turned into action urgently', says UN Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.
Syrian refugees in Turkey are being detained and reportedly deported back to Syria in the past month. According to observers, anti-refugee sentiment in the country is rising, in the country that once welcomed Syrians fleeing from civil war.
After years of being subjected to ISIS’ strict rule, the Libyan city of Sirte opened the Mustafa Tarrouq Cultural library. The library was named in memory of the founder of the city’s first Cultural library, which he established in the 1960s.