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Macron and Merkel make the pitch for preserving the Iran deal, Erdogan calls snap elections, and a Houthi political leader is killed by a Saudi airstrike.
The Iran deal is slipping away, Turkey looks beyond Afrin, and Egypt votes in Sisi’s election-turned-referendum.
Mohammed bin Salman arrives for a week of meetings in the United States, Trump may finally withdraw from the JCPOA, and Turkish-backed forces take control of Afrin.
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U.S. draws down its forces in Iraq, Mohammed bin Salman tries carrots and sticks with royal rivals, and Israeli and Palestinian officials are at an impasse.
Turkey continues its offensive against the Kurds in Afrin, one challenger will be allowed on Egypt’s ballot in March, and Yemen’s pro-government coalition is falling apart.