Kuwait becomes the second Arab country to recognise the opposition National Transitional Council in Benghazi, after Qatar.
Saudi Arabia reopens its border with Qatar, ending the three-year diplomatic crisis. The resolution was brokered by Kuwait and the United States. ([https:--www.nbcnews.com-news-world-saudi-arabia-lifts-blockade-qatar-breakthrough-agreement-eases-gulf-crisis-n1250102 NBC News])
2011 Libyan civil war: Turkey recognizes the National Transitional Council of the anti-Gaddafi forces, with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu meeting with rebel leaders in Benghazi and offering at least $200 million in aid.
2011 Libyan civil war: The German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle, speaking in Benghazi, announces that his government officially recognises the country's rebels as "the legitimate representatives of the Libyan people".
2011 Libyan civil war: The head of America's military says the war is moving towards stalemate, even after its air strikes destroy 30-40 per cent of Libya's ground forces. American senator John McCain visits Benghazi.