Experts say many Arab governments see last month’s earthquake disaster as reason to deepen engagement with al-Assad.
Washington won’t want to share its sphere of influence. But new Gulf leaders and Xi Jinping have other ideas.
Israeli president’s visits to Bahrain and UAE can be interpreted as a desire to consolidate diplomatic gains .
Egyptian President el-Sisi is set for a Tuesday visit to Doha, Qatar, his first since 2017’s regional crisis.