Iraqi special forces have captured Mosul airport in their latest offensive against the so-called Islamic State. We speak to Kamal Alam, a fellow at the Royal United Services Institute and a frequent visitor to government-controlled parts of Syria.
Also on the programme: Transgender toilets; and why are people getting freckles tattooed on their face?
(Picture: A member of the Iraqi forces standing beside a destroyed Mosul's airport building. Credit: Reuters.)