Haftar’s military operation to take Tripoli seems to have failed. His foreign supporters. Need for an international conference and a political solution.
Houthis claim the attack on Saudi oil facilities, Pompeo blames Iran, Trump hesitant. A major blow.
Haftar’s LNA remains stuck around Tripoli. More bloodshed, but not comparable with true civil war. International community ineffective.
Consequences of President Essebsi’s death being well handled, but in a democracy anything can happen.
US Congress has passed a watered-down bill opposing BDS. Local action in the UK against an Israeli weapons company.
Syria – inconclusive fighting in Idlib province and elsewhere. Peace talks not dead.
The seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar highlights the fuel crisis in Syria and EU policy.
Libya – deaths since April pass 1,000. France admits involvement with Haftar’s forces.
Ghazouani peacefully elected as president of Mauritania in place of Abdel Aziz – no change. Economy doing well.
Algeria’s army in untenable position. Can they open the door to change?