The Senate in Washington and the Court of Appeal in London find fault with current policy on arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Sudan – killing of demonstrators stalls negotiations between military and protesters. Ethiopian mediation knocked off course.
Arms sales to Saudi Arabia by US, UK and France criticised, but governments undeterred. Missiles/nuclear.
Sudan – 60 demonstrators killed, talks between the military and the protesters stalled.
Announcement that the economic part of the Trump plan for Palestine will be unveiled in Bahrain in June gets a bad press.
Libya – descent into civil war. Oil revenue and drinking water supplies under threat.
Syria – IS eliminated as a territory. Regime still seeking full control, but (about) five other armies have their own agendas.
Yemen – Houthi withdrawal in Hudaida a small first step. The war goes on. Some unease among the arms suppliers.
Pointless military exchanges between Gaza and Israel – “willing to wound and yet afraid to strike”.
Trump moving to blacklist the Muslim brotherhood – likely consequences including Turkey and several Arab states.