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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.

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Egypt and Iran: Together an obstacle to prevent Israel from winning everything

Egypt and Iran: Together an obstacle to prevent Israel from winning everything

Coordination with Iran is a necessity for the Egyptian government, as Cairo realizes that Tehran has many cards to influence Hamas
Shukri’s visit to Istanbul: Things will not be the same as before

Shukri’s visit to Istanbul: Things will not be the same as before

The Egyptian Foreign Minister met with Turkish President Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Fidan, with the latters convening with Hamas' leader Ismail Haniyye on the same day.
Bailout packages for Egypt prevent geopolitical catastrophes in the region

Bailout packages for Egypt prevent geopolitical catastrophes in the region

An agreement with the UAE has proven to be a turning point for the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union.
Egyptian-Turkish rapprochement: An important beginning to control the rhythm of the region

Egyptian-Turkish rapprochement: An important beginning to control the rhythm of the region

On Wednesday's meeting of the two countries' presindents in Cairo and the path it opens.
Turkish drones: A qualitative shift in relations between Cairo and Ankara

Turkish drones: A qualitative shift in relations between Cairo and Ankara

Warm winds between Cairo and Ankara ahead of Turkish President Erdoğan's visit to Egypt in mid-February.
After 10 years of the revolution

After 10 years of the revolution

Longing for democracy still haunts Egyptians.
Egypt, Türkiye, Iran and Saudi Arabia

Egypt, Türkiye, Iran and Saudi Arabia

Convergence defeats ideology in the Middle East.
Arab Summit: Will Assad seize the opportunity to achieve peace in Syria?

Arab Summit: Will Assad seize the opportunity to achieve peace in Syria?

Sources and analysts commented to UWI on Syria's return and the path ahead.
Sudan: Historical sensitivities and complex calculations force Cairo to be neutral

Sudan: Historical sensitivities and complex calculations force Cairo to be neutral

Background and current stances in bilateral relations.
The Saudi-Iranian Agreement: A difficult road, but it’s worth going

The Saudi-Iranian Agreement: A difficult road, but it’s worth going

The agreement is about much more than the mere normalization of relations between the two great powers in the region.
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