In northern Syria, locals in the city of Jarablus have been rebuilding their lives after their community was freed from the grip of the Islamic State group. That liberation was made possible thanks to authorities over the border in Turkey, who are still playing a massive role in the city's reconstruction. Our correspondents Fatma Kizilboga and Hussein Asad report.
Our team has also been to Iraq to film alongside Shiite militias, who are hoping to push the jihadists out of the northern Kurdish region. Cyril Payen and Amar Al Hameedawi bring us this exclusive report.
And pinning their hopes for peace on pine needles. We look at how one Christmas tree in Damascus has become the focal point for war-torn Syrians.