Egypt’s Visitor – Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

Egypt’s Visitor – Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (MBZ) — the UAE’s Crown Prince and de facto leader — visited President el-Sisi on 10 November with a number of other officials. It is clear that Abu Dhabi is acting as a mediator between Riyadh and Cairo. This follows the...
Egypt’s closer ties with Russia and Syria

Egypt’s closer ties with Russia and Syria

As we have previously noted, over the last few months, Egypt has been altering its relationship with Syria. Only a few weeks ago, the head of Syrian intelligence, Ali Mamlouk, flew to Cairo for meetings with senior officials. It was a highly unusual visit in that...