The healthcare system in Syria is collapsing due to the ongoing fighting. Dozens of medical facilities have been destroyed in air strikes and many doctors and nurses have been killed or left the country.
Syrian refugees with the legal right to work in Lebanon will soon lose financial aid from the United Nations. It's part of an agreement between the Lebanese government and the UNHCR, but some aid groups have warned it could encourage joblessness.
This month will mark the sixth year anniversary of the war in Syria. For so many children, war has consumed their childhood. According to a newly released Safe the Children report, it has also created a mental-health crisis.
The Iraqi army and its allies have been fighting their way through a government complex in western Mosul, facing fierce resistance from ISIL. The army's advance is a significant blow to ISIL, which once controlled up to a third of Iraq.
Iraqi forces have re-taken several government buildings as they move towards Mosul's old city centre. Civilians caught in the middle of the conflict are receiving treatment at a hospital run by an NGO in Erbil.