Syrian-Kurdish women marched in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in Syria to end gender-based violence to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Women of all ages carried the portraits of fighters in the Women's Protection Units.
Five days of clashes between rival militias in the southern suburbs of Tripoli has left dozens dead and more than 100 injured. The United Nations chief, Antonio Guterres called for an end to the violence in Libya in accordance with a UN-brokered ceasefire agreement.
Alaa al-Khader is an 18-year old Syrian artist who was displaced from Aleppo to the city of al-Bab. Her art was recently displayed in an art exhibition held by the Qeeam Cultural Foundation, a foundation that was forcefully displaced from Homs in early 2017.