During the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit, panelists agreed that the restoration of war-torn country's heritage is at the heart of economic development. They added that Iraq's al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul was a symbol of hope for the embattled community.
Troops allied to the Tripoli government moved more vehicles from the western city of Misrata to defend the capital. Since Qaddafi’s downfall, the country has been divided between the UN-backed government in Tripoli and the parallel administration allied to Haftar
The reconstruction of Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, will give the United Nations' cultural agency (UNESCO) a window to revive its fortunes. After the United States pulled out its funding last year, the organisation which was founded after WWII, plunged into turmoil
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies are preparing to launch its offensive in the Greater Idlib Region, which is expected to start in the near future. The Syrian Regime has placed a deadline of September 10th for negotiations over the future of the region.
The United Nations has expressed its deep concern with the Syrian Government's offensive in Southern Syria. The Army's battle against Deraa rebels has displaced 270,000 people in Syria's south, with thousands stuck at Jordan border.