In Snub to U.S., Russia and Egypt Move Toward Deal on Air Bases. Egypt, in what appeared to be a snub to the Trump administration, has reached a preliminary agreement to allow Russian military jets to use its airspace and bases, both sides said Thursday (the Washington Post).
Women in Saudi Arabia assert themselves in ways once unimaginable. Change is coming to a kingdom once stuck firmly in the past. Women are asserting themselves in ways that were unimaginable until recently (CbsNews).
America’s neglect and confusion aggravate problems in the Arab world. Giving free rein to Saudi Arabia is destabilising the region (the Economist - Paywall).
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