Qatar Buys Italian Warships as Persian Gulf Crisis Deepens. Qatar agreed on Wednesday to buy seven Italian warships at a cost of nearly $6 billion in the latest example of checkbook defiance by the gas-rich country in its two-month-old feud with four neighboring Arab countries (the New York Times).
Russia in Libya: War or Peace? Europe must use its diplomatic leverage to ensure that increased Russian involvement does not come at the cost of further destabilisation on Europe’s southern border (European Council on Foreign Relations).
Meet The CW's New Muslim-American Superhero. "I know that when I was growing up, when I watched television, I didn't see anyone who looked like me," Legends of Tomorrow star Tala Ashe said (BuzzFeed).