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Al-Sisi’s regime, once hoping for recognition, managed to position itself as essential regional player
It was a historic diplomatic success: the Iran nuclear deal. Tehran has stopped its nuclear program, sanctions have been lifted, and Iran has come out isolation. Still, disappointment is growing.
Despite India’s fervent push for admission into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the country remains outside the elite body that regulates nuclear trade worldwide – for now. DW examines the reasons behind this.
With the region in turmoil, Egypt stands out as a beacon of stability – but where and how does Al-Sisi put Egypt’s political weight to use?
Could policies towards the Brotherhood affect the strategic alliance?
Egyptian-Russian relations have been cold for around 40 years, but as Putin visits Egypt, the foreign policy game is changing for both countries
Lavrov also said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s peace plan announced on Friday did not go far enough.
The top US diplomat, who has made the quest for a long-elusive peace treaty his personal holy grail, was blindsided late Tuesday as minutes before a press conference at the NATO headquarters, both sides went rogue.
In revolution’s wake, Egypt must balance a “strategic relationship” with the US and EU, foreign minister says
Al-Sisi’s visit to Russia would not impact shared interests with Egypt, says Deputy US Department Spokesman
Foreign minister talks Russia, Qatar in interview
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Foreign minister stresses need for Nile Basin countries to work together to achieve future goals
FMs Davutoğlu and Al-Attiyah say that “legitimacy must return to Egypt”
By Cesar Chelala Hassan Rowhani’s election as the new Iranian president bodes well not only for that country but for the world as well, tired of the senseless rhetoric of the former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. When, at a campaign speech, Mr Rowhani stated, “We have no option other than moderation,” he was also defining what …
Foreign minister calls for increased African representation in UN Security Council
By Philip Whitfield What did Obama mean? You can read as well as me. “We think it would take over a year or so for Iran to actually develop a nuclear weapon, but obviously we don’t want to cut it too close.” Obama was being interviewed on Israeli TV prior to visiting Israel for the …
Both sides agreed to host tourist exchange programs through private tourist companies and travel agents
By Ceylan Ozbudak In August 2012, when President Mohamed Morsi became the first Egyptian leader to visit Iran since the 1980s, he was careful not to schedule meetings with the Iranian leadership, much less to endorse any renewal of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Iran. Since then, a return to the level of cooperation pe r …
By Philip Whitfield You get the best odds when the runners and riders are still in the paddock. So it’s not surprising to get 1,000:1 gambling ante-post on a race without a finish: the 2013 Egyptian General Election. I’ve bet a steak dinner the result won’t be declared this side of Ramadan. I’ve even chosen …
Much of the chaos and confusion that grips today’s world may in fact have been planned and orchestrated by the US
Before jumping to abstract conclusions about what Egypt’s foreign policy will be like under the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood, we must first review what has already happened under their watch. It is especially important to follow the actions of one Assaam Hadad, aid to the president and close confident of Khairat Shater, who has …
By Anthony Elghossain After decades of dormancy, the Levant is rising again. Syria’s war, Lebanon’s seasonal conflicts, and ongoing shifts in Iraq, Egypt and Turkey are restoring the Levant’s characteristic chaos and cosmopolitanism. In turn, instead of continuing to approach the region disjointedly, Washington must resurrect the Levant as an idea. Beirut, Babylon and beyond: The …
Egypt still remains the cornerstone of American foreign policy in the Middle East. The relationship now seems to be going through somewhat turbulent and tense times, however the overall relations have not seriously departed from the previous norms of the Mubarak era. Though this is the case now, the future is still unclear. Currently the …
Budget relief cash hangs in the balance as Americans argue
We do not mention his involvement in the crime. Nor do we mention his defence to the matter. We do not know of his opposition to an error. Nor do we not know of his political stance. He is Amr Moussa, the veteran diplomat with a long history of nearly 53 years of service in …
For the most part media has portrayed the protests in front of American embassies as just as a protest over the amateur video insulting Islam and prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him. Moreover, it is surprising how some media outlets choose to describe the regions where the outrage occurred as the “Middle East”, …
Hamzawi asserts the importance of “unifying” liberal powers in the upcoming elections, discusses the mistakes of the past