Seven years into the Jasmine Revolution, there are no answers as to what happened to the hundreds of Tunisians who disappeared after illegally crossing into Italy.
The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake last year that killed hundreds.
The chief of the Red Cross and Red Crescent says that the Turkish Red Crescent's role in regional humanitarian relief activities has increased during the past few years.
The battle to drive Daesh out of Sirte city was long and bloody. It also orphaned hundreds of children, their parents believed to have been killed fighting for Daesh.
Hospitals in Sri Lanka are overwhelmed as the government struggles to control the virus which can develop into a deadly hemorrhagic fever.
It is the first aid convoy to reach the besieged suburb of Houla in Homs since June. The UN says there are over half-a-million people living in 18 areas across Syria that are besieged by warring sides in the conflict that begin five years ago.
About 5,000 migrants were picked up off the Libyan coast by emergency services, Italy's navy, aid groups and private boats on Monday, and rescues were continuing on Tuesday, according to an Italian coastguard spokesperson.
Libya's Red Crescent says the circumstances involving the drowning of the migrants are still unclear.
Several buses were set ablaze as they made their way to take civilians out of Shia villages loyal to the Assad regime.
Turkey's Red Crescent says it is ready to transport truckloads of humanitarian aid and medicine to Idlib for civilians who fled Aleppo.
Iraqi military medics have now resorted to rushing injured civilians into a temporary field clinic on the eastern edges of Mosul.
A deal with the Syrian regime could eventually lead to the pardon and release of 26 political prisoners being held without charges.
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