In the United Arab Emirates, U.S. finds an ally, and a headache. The countries have been partners for decades, but they disagree over issues involving Yemen, Libya and Qatar (the Washington Post).
Growing anger at refusal to lift Sharm el-Sheikh flight ban, as MP claims Theresa May is to blame (the Daily Telegraph>).
Who will fill the void left by Pakistan’s sacked prime minister? The army does not seem inclined to take on the job (the Economist).