Analysis continues on the course of developments in Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the country, with talk of a regional and international rivalry over filling the void left by America. And what's the solution?
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced the launch of a new round of exploratory talks with Turkey next week, which may lead to normalization of relations between the two countries.
As-Suwayda Governorate, southern Syria, is witnessing a political and social movement to discuss the future of their governorate and the whole of southern Syria, in conjunction with the anticipation of an escalation in Daraa, while the bombardment at Kabul Airport worsened the situation in Afghanistan, and the government formation crisis in Lebanon is still faltering.
Today, Saturday, during the "Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership", Egyptian's El-Sisi called for respect for Iraq's sovereignty, and blamed countries that interfere in its internal affairs, in reference to Turkey and Iran.
The armed opposition in Afghanistan, positioned in the Panjshir Valley, vowed to stand firm in the face of the Taliban, while Iraq is divided over inviting Syria to the Baghdad summit.
The file of Daraa (southern Syria) is still without solution, despite the Russian efforts, which some doubted their seriousness, while observers saw that Turkey and Pakistan are among the most prominent beneficiaries of the Taliban's control of Afghanistan.
An expert in the affairs of Islamic movements and international terrorism linked the issue of the final defeat of ISIS mercenaries to the need to provide international support for the Autonomous Administration and curb Turkish attacks that impede efforts to combat ISIS remnants, but he expressed his disappointment due to the international community's bias towards Turkey which supports ISIS.
Maritime security sources told Reuters that Iranian-backed forces had seized a ship in the Gulf of Oman.
The withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan and Iraq effectively marks the end of a historic 20 - year chapter, in order to devote itself to the Chinese dragon (economically) and Russian bear (militarily), but it unleashed the hands of Tehran and Ankara to become the dominant power in Libya, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and even Afghanistan as a result of its wrong policies towards the peoples of the region.
Russia has begun to follow a new policy on Israeli raids on Syria, while Erdogan is deepening his crises with the West and this time from the Cyprus gate through his quest to impose Turkish Cypriot control on part of the Varosha city.