Ex-President Mursi of Egypt dies in court. Calls for an independent investigation. Government attempts to control media reaction ham-fisted.
Palestinians, whether official or business, will not attend the Bahrain workshop. Seven Arab states will nevertheless take part; so will some international organisations. The event will not be a resounding success but an embarrassing flop may have been narrowly avoided.
Sudan – 60 demonstrators killed, talks between the military and the protesters stalled.
Sudan – negotiations between the military and the protesters paused following some shooting. General strike called.
Qatar vs. the 4 – petty squabbling continues. Hints of an olive branch, but no solution in sight.
Pointless military exchanges between Gaza and Israel – “willing to wound and yet afraid to strike”.
A hastily arranged referendum consolidates Sisi’s position.
Trump moving to blacklist the Muslim brotherhood – likely consequences including Turkey and several Arab states.
– likely date, religious, social and business implications.
Sudan – huge protests continue and the military continue to give ground. Saudi/UAE/Egypt interest.