For three years, Iraqi teen Ferah was trapped in her room, as Mosul was taken over by the Islamic State group. That's where she kept a Facebook journal, expressing her fears and hopes while the militants were killing and displacing hundreds of thousands of people in her hometown.
And in Yemen, the country’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has reportedly been killed by Houthi rebels who were his allies just a few days ago. His death has removed him from the complex equation that has plunged the Arab world's poorest country into a bloody conflict and sparked the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
We also take a look at Donald Trump's plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the contested holy city of Jerusalem.