Bahrain’s decision to follow the UAE in normalising relations with Israel may be another “stab in the back” for the Palestinians; but it is also a timely reelection boost for Donald Trump.
Arab Digest · The Arab Spring is not a failure
With the filling of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) about to begin, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan re-start “technical” talks.
Sudan’s fragile transitional civilian government must manage the Covid-19 crisis effectively if it is to stave off a collapse of popular support.
As a transitional government attempts to revive Sudan’s ailing economy, the military, supported by the United Arab Emirates, retains the upper hand.
Egypt and Ethiopia have reached an understanding on the filling of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. A final agreement could be signed by the end of this month.
The United Arab Emirates already has a string of ports in the Horn of Africa running along the Red Sea; it aspires to add another in Sudan.
Haftar’s military operation to take Tripoli seems to have failed. His foreign supporters. Need for an international conference and a political solution.
With a transitional government in place Sudan at last faces up to its problems of economic collapse and tribal conflict.
Sudan – despite some continuing violence formal agreement reached between the military and protesters. Bashir on trial.