Nourhan ElSheikh

Egypt

Professor of Political Science, Cairo University.

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Idlib Is the ‘Knockout’ to Terrorism
03.09.2018
The Syrian army is getting ready to liberate Idlib, which borders Turkey. Russia is paying a huge diplomatic effort to coordinate with the main actors, especially Turkey, in this regard. Still there

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Valdai Paper #91: Islam and Global Commons: The Gap between Principles and…
17.08.2018
Islamic environmentalism is embedded in the matrix of Islamic teachings. The Qur’an, the central religious text of Islam, is inherently conservationist and mainly concerns the issues of how human

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'Illegal' US Airstrikes May Delay, but Not Stop Syria Peace Process
14.04.2018
One of the main aims of the US strikes on Syria was to block the achievements in the peace process after the recent summit between Russia, Iran and Turkey, where consensus was reached on putting

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Toward a Strategic Alliance between Egypt and Russia
26.03.2018
On March 26, presidential elections started in Egypt, with the incumbent president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi challenged by Mousa Mostafa Mousa, leader of the El-Ghad (‘Tomorrow’) party. According

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Why Humanitarian Corridors in Syria May Provoke New Fighting
01.03.2018
The humanitarian corridors can only succeed if they are respected by armed groups. Eastern Gut is the last stronghold of the armed groups and Nusra near Damascus. They hit the humanitarian corridor

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Russia and the Fate of Al-Nusra: Opportunities and Challenges
30.01.2018
The Al-Nusra Front is considered the most powerful terrorist organization in Syria after ISIS. Both actually are two sides of one coin. The emergence of al-Nusra in January 2012 came with strong

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Syria, Russia's Great Achievement
13.12.2017
Finally, Syria has returned to the Syrians. A flash back to late 2016 shows the great achievement Russia has done in Syria. On December 5th, Russia's Defense Ministry declared Syria

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Syria: “Putin’s Middle East Miracle”
22.11.2017
The developments in Syria and the Middle East as a whole are truly a miracle that was not envisioned two years ago, when Russia started its operations in September 2015. At that time, terrorists

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Libya at the Crossroads
23.10.2017
Libya is at an important turning point towards stability. There is greater international recognition that reconciliation is the only way to restore peace in Libya. The UN Security Council strongly

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A New Launching for Russian Saudi Relations
05.10.2017
The Saudi policy is witnessing an unprecedented transition, which represents an opportunity to reshape the relation between Moscow and Riyadh, moving it to technical economic cooperation and strategic

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A Trojan Horse of the West in Libya?
19.09.2017
Suddenly, unknown person, Abdul Basit Igtet, appeared as a candidate to succeed Al-Sarraj in heading the government. He is a businessman who is said to be a resident of the United States. He was never

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Political Stability in Libya: Opportunities and Challenges
03.08.2017
The declaration adopted last week by Fayez Al Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar in France, represents a positive and important step toward resolving the Libyan crisis, but its implementation depends on the

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Nourhan El-Sheikh on Russia's Role in the Post-War Reconstruction of Syria
20.02.2018
Nourhan El-Sheikh, Professor of Political Science at Cairo University, discusses Russia’s role in Syria’s post-war reconstruction. According to her, Russia is the leading power in this process,

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Nourhan El-Sheikh: Trump Will Try to Maintain Obama’s Hold on Middle East
03.05.2017
Nourhan El-Sheikh, Professor of Political Science at Cairo University, talks about the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference and how it is unlike many other conferences on the region in its breadth

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