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Islam Farag

Islam Farag is an Egyptian journalist, analyst and researcher. He is an expert on Middle East affairs and has contributed dozens of press kits on regional affairs and issues. He participated in many research projects within Egyptian governmental and non-governmental institutions. He has worked in many Egyptian and Arab press institutions as a journalist and analyst. He is interested in issues of the historic relationship of the Arab world with regional and world powers. Also he is interested in power conflicts in the middle east.

Expert materials

The European-Egyptian-Israeli tripartite memorandum of understanding: Gains for all in the gas market

The European-Egyptian-Israeli tripartite memorandum of understanding: Gains for all in the gas market

Egypt took advantage of several regional developments and faces the perspective toturn itself into a major energy hub.
The economic crisis in Egypt

The economic crisis in Egypt

An opportunity to change course and priorities
Recent Middle Eastern Meetings: Each marching to the beat of their own drum

Recent Middle Eastern Meetings: Each marching to the beat of their own drum

A view from Cairo on the recent diplomatic traffic in the region.
The Gulf position on the Ukrainian crisis: One of the harbingers of a multipolar world

The Gulf position on the Ukrainian crisis: One of the harbingers of a multipolar world

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar's stance on the Ukraine crisis.
Abu Dhabi retracts its policy of axes

Abu Dhabi retracts its policy of axes

Better positioning in Syrian and Libyan crises, econiomic gains with Iran and mutual interests with Turkey are within the scope.
Washington’s retreat from the EastMed pipeline

Washington’s retreat from the EastMed pipeline

A victory for political and economic realism.
In the Libyan elections, Egypt has no favorites

In the Libyan elections, Egypt has no favorites

Sources in Cairo evaluated to UWI Egypt's current position concerning Libyan elections.
Sudan: Egypt’s plan versus the US’

Sudan: Egypt’s plan versus the US’

Differences between the Egyptian and the US' stance towards events in Sudan
The Shukry-Al-Miqdad meeting: The opening scene for a more effective role of Egypt in Syria

The Shukry-Al-Miqdad meeting: The opening scene for a more effective role of Egypt in Syria

On history and recent developments in the Egyptian-Syrian relations
Is Tunisia really the answer?

Is Tunisia really the answer?

A comparison of recent political history of Tunisia and Egypt.
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