Nourhan El-Sheikh


Professor of Political Science, Cairo University.


Saudi-Iranian Detente in Sight
Saudi Arabia and Iran are exhausted and finally realize that it is inevitable to reach some kind of a compromise. The rising of Russian role in the Middle East provides a suitable environment and real
Egyptian-Russian Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visit to Russia (August 25-27) reflects a stable Egyptian orientation towards partnership with Moscow. It is his fourth visit within eighteen months, which
Egyptian-Israeli Relations Are Warming Up
Egypt is currently rearranging its regional and international relations. On 21 June, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi authorized new appointments for Egypt's diplomatic staff around the
Mixed Perceptions of Russia in Egypt
Unlike during the Soviet era, when Moscow used to support all revolutions and national liberation movements around the world, this time Russia did not offer any direct support to the revolutions and