Stockholm partial ceasefire around Hudaida, talks under UN chairmanship, some aid getting through, prisoner exchange talks begin.
Saudi Eastern province – six killed in the latest clash with security forces in Qatif. A woman activist may face execution.
No resolution of the Qatar vs. four dispute – propaganda continues. Qatar surviving well. US talks up the need for unity. Active foreign policy continues.
Sudan – three weeks of protests more widespread and numerous than previously. Teargas and live ammunition cause some casualties but protests continue.
Trial of 11 unnamed persons for the Khashoggi murder begins. Any stick will now do to beat Saudi Arabia.
Yemen – talks in Sweden may lead to a ceasefire in Hudayda and allow in vitally needed food and medicine.
Many countries in the region hold disgracefully large numbers of prisoners, but information is patchy and unreliable.
Yemen peace talks begin, with release of prisoners as a confidence measure. Saudi Arabia on the back foot, the US administration obsessed with Iran, but Congress looking for a halt.
GCC summit in Riyadh solves no problems but keeps the show on the road. MBS turns up at last.
A number of instances showing respect by Muslims for other religions. A 21st-century development.