Arab Digest · Libya and a war without end
Nine years into a civil war, the people of Syria find themselves at the mercy of foreign powers and the relentless greed of the Assad family.
The UAE is enabling Iran sanction breaking once again while moving to warmer relations with Teheran.
Egypt’s President Sisi is threatening military action in support of the warlord Khalifa Haftar as the Tripoli-based GNA seeks to take the key coastal city of Sirte.
As his battlefield losses mount Khalifa Haftar is running out of options and he soon may be running out of friends.
Tunisia has proven itself adept at dealing with the coronavirus and in the process strengthened its democracy.
The Abu Dhabi crown prince is using wars in Yemen and Libya to position his small Gulf state as a regional Arab powerhouse.
Despite the growing threat of Covid-19, the wars in Yemen and Libya grind on further endangering millions of distressed civilians.