While Baghdad remains the epicentre of the protests across Iraq, in the south, the port of Um Qasr in Basra has emerged as a focal point of protests. Many locals feel that the vast wealth going through the port has done little to improve the lives of ordinary Iraqis.
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Libya's capital, Tripoli, due to the armed conflict that started in April between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord (GNA).
According to a report released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), around 16,000 people have been displaced in Tripoli due to the ongoing fighting in the Libyan capital.
The ceasefire agreement that has been reached between the parties fighting in the southern suburbs of the Libyan Capital, Tripoli has resulted in the calming of violent clashes. The ceasefire also stipulated that most forces withdraw from the Tripoli so that security directorates can take control.