Regional players Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, UAE, and France have shown interest in the political situation, and the immediate effects will most likely be felt in Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean.
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the army ousted Aung San Suu Kyi in February and launched a bloody crackdown on dissent that has left more than 900 people dead, according to a local monitoring group.
The general's announcement would place Myanmar in the military's grip for nearly two and a half years – instead of the initial one-year timeline the junta announced days after the coup.
The real target for the UAE and its media is Tunisia's democratic path, and the liberties Tunisian citizens have gained in the past few years.
Rolling back democracy won’t remove the desire for freedom in the Arab world.
Tunisia's judiciary says it is investigating the two biggest parties in parliament, Ennahda and Heart of Tunisia, which have both accused President Saied of launching a coup.
The 2016 failed coup attempt marks an important victory for the people of Turkey as it was the first time in the country's history that a military takeover failed and democracy triumphed.
The military coup is fuelling the humanitarian crisis in the country as millions of people are likely to starve in the next six months.
Civilians have formed "defence forces" to combat junta forces, often using hunting rifles or makeshift weapons cobbled together from household items.
Since the army seized power in February and removed the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, groups of coup opponents known as “people’s defence forces” have sprung up across Myanmar.
Meanwhile, Villagers of Kin Ma say junta forces were to blame for its near-destruction, while the junta's information team told journalists "terrorists" and windy weather were responsible.
Indian authorities are keeping close watch on pro-democracy fighters who fled Myanmar to join around 16,000 refugees, to ensure they do not start training camps in Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland.
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