Ezidi activists say that there are around 3,000 Ezidis missing five years after ISIS militants attacked Sinjar. The activists say that the government is slowing its efforts to rescue them due to negligence.
Many of the women and children currently living in the overpopulated al-Hol Camp in Syria are foreign citizens who left their country to join ISIS. With their countries refusing to take them back, the residents do not know what their fate will be.
After the appointment of two new female ministers on Thursday, the current Egyptian cabinet is made up of 8 female ministers. This results in a quarter of the Egyptian cabinet being occupied by female ministers.
An Institute for Coexistence and Peace has been opened in the Iraqi city of Najaf. Institutions aimed at promoting adherence to the rule of law regardless of ethnic and religious denominations are gaining more legitimacy in Iraq.