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Egypt on the Eve of El-Sisi's New Presidential Term

The current economic dynamics are likely to continue in the foreseeable future since a solution to the fundamental problems of the Egyptian economy has not been found yet On December 10–12, 2023, presidential elections were held in the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE). As a result of a referendum held in 2019, certain amendments were added to the constitution, including the partial ...


RIAC at the XVIII Conference of Arabists “I.M. Smilyanskaya Readings”

... Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IOS RAS), the 2nd meeting of the section “The Long 20th Century in the History of Arab Countries” was held. The section was attended by Ivan Bocharov, Program Coordinator at the RIAC. He made a report on Egypt’s mediation efforts in resolving the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. The moderator of the discussion was Grigory Lukyanov, Researcher at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the IOS RAS.


“No Peace, No Recognition, No Negotiations”? Arab Society on the Way to Radicalization

... this, HAMAS (should the organization withstand the onslaught of Israeli Defense Forces) is making a bid for leadership in the Palestinian house. HAMAS’s latest actions suggest that the movement can afford not to depend on its Arab neighbors. The UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia (the latter wishes to preserve the possibility of establishing public relations with Israel as part of a deal with the US) are downright treacherous to HAMAS followers, given what is going on in Palestine. Furthermore, Arab ...


Statehood in the Middle East: In Search of New Models

... contract that ensures sustainable development. Nor do these scholars ignore the fact that reforms in societies, where regime change has occurred or civil conflicts persist, are limited by the objective capabilities of those nations. Countries such as Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon, where external debt accounts for more than 80% of their GDP, are going through an acute financial crunch. Syria, where, according to the UN, more than 80% of citizenry live below the poverty line, is an even worse case....


Upsurge in Upheaval

When al-Sisi became the country’s new president in 2014, Russia and Egypt entered a new stage in their bilateral relations The anniversary of the inauguration of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on June 30, 2013 was celebrated in the wake of an alarming situation. For several days, Morsi’s opponents shook Egypt with ...


How Can BRICS Take Africa Aboard?

... some of the most widely spoken languages, the organization can hardly claim a truly high level of geographical, religious and linguistic representation In recent months, at least six African states have declared their desire to join BRICS. Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan (before commencement of the civil conflict) explicitly indicated this, while Ethiopia was the last to declare its intention in late June 2023. In total, the number of candidates for accession has reached 20 . It is quite ...


Arab Solution to Syrian Crisis Bumps into US Sanctions

... Syria by the head of the KSA’s foreign affairs made clear. If the proposal to reinstate the SAR is put to vote in May, the initiative to return Damascus to the Arab family is likely to be supported by the KSA, Bahrain, the UAE, Oman, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. There is no certainty about the votes of Morocco, Yemen, Kuwait or Sudan, however. Thus, chances that the proposal to return the SAR to the LAS will win a simple majority are quite high. However, political circumstances ...


In the Grips of the Army: The Egyptian Economy

The army is one of the main subjects of the Egyptian economy Traditionally, the Egyptian army plays an important role within the nation’s economy. After the July 23 rd Revolution of 1952, when King Farouk of Egypt was overthrown, the Egyptian military seized power. The aim of the new economic ...


Green Sun of the Desert

Egypt’s orientation towards green development helps it emerge as a leader in the Middle East in building a green economy On November 6 to 18, 2022, the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-27) ...


Russia’s “Ummah Pivot”: Opportunities & Narrative Engagement

... everything. Andrew Korybko: The Geostrategic Challenges of Russia’s “Ummah Pivot” Russian Interests North Africa: Becoming the Libyan Power Broker In North Africa, Libya is the scene of intense competition between Turkey on the one hand and Russia, Egypt, the UAE, and France on the other. Russia must therefore seek a compromise solution that prevents either side from becoming dominant, with Russia playing the kingmaker role if possible (perhaps through a mix of creative diplomacy, energy partnerships ...


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