While the leader of the UN-backed government, Fayez al Sarraj, has failed to rally support from the EU states, Europe’s divided stance on Khalifa Haftar's military operation hinders any attempt to stop the ongoing war in Libya.
Qatar has managed to gain independence from the Saudi-UAE sphere of influence and might be better off for it in the long run.
Officials say South Africans and Egyptians are among those injured when an explosive device went off, hitting the bus in Giza.
The Saudis and Emiratis have the ear of the US president and are likely pushing for a confrontation with Iran - but they might end up disappointed as the 'America First' president does not have an appetite for war.
If the so-called 'Deal of the Century' goes through bearing any resemblance to the details that have been leaked - it won't be the first time the region's borders have been drawn with complete disregard for the region's inhabitants.
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
A leaked draft of the White House's 'deal of the century' brings into question the Trump administration’s ability to be both a friend to Israel, and an impartial broker of peace.
Both sides on either end of the Gulf crisis have issued demands that make any compromise difficult to imagine. The optimism of a breakthrough amid the glimmers of hope this month is misplaced.
The CIA has alerted Norway that an activist living there is under threat from Saudi Arabia, bringing back memories of the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the grim reality that no one has been held accountable.
Israel can operate with impunity in Gaza and its allies will file it under its 'right to defend' itself without anyone extending those same rights to Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump has chosen to use his powerful platform to defend the free speech of conspiracy theorists as his allies visit the White House and criminalise political dissent at home.
Millions more, however, in India, Pakistan, and Iran, will likely be marking the start of the lunar month on Tuesday based on moon sightings there.
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