Several NGOs and local government are helping residents in two Tripoli neighborhoods to overcome years of animosity and hostilities between them, and progress has been made, but more governmental assistance is needed to pull them out of crisis.
As a result of the economic problems that the North African country faces almost 8 years after the Arab Spring, many youth have began to protest the increase in the cost of living in Tunisia. However, their protests were met with clashes with the Tunisian authorities, which arrested 18 protestors.
Some people in the city of Bayda, in Libya, complain of high prices and a lack of employment opportunities especially with the coming of the holy month of Ramadan. The country's financial crisis has affected the citizens ability to afford groceries.