EPC | 01 Mar 2015
The unity in Yemen led to a new situation where followers of the Zaidi doctrine were able to establish the following political and cultural movements to regain their role and preserve their identity, such as Al-Haq Party, which included scholars, intellectuals and politicians.
Egypt looks at Syria as the basic center of gravity in Natural Syria (Syria, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon), a pillar in the Arab regional order. Cairo also believes that Stability in Syria is key for the interest of the region.
The execution of 21 Coptic Egyptians in Libya at the hands of the Islamic State (IS) was met with outrage by the Egyptian people and government.
Visit by the Russian President Vladimir Putin to Egypt in Feb. 2015 comes at a time where the two sides need to cement their ties and show that they have other alternatives other than the West to achieve their goals.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisis on Mar. 1, 2015 visited Saudi Arabia. Ties between Cairo are Riyadh are somewhat chilly due to differences on regional issues.
Egyptian-Russian relations are improving steadily after June 30 in a way that makes them one of the main controversial issues regarding the present and future of Cairo’s foreign policy
The air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi militias allied with forces loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has started just ahead of the Arab summit in Sharm al-Sheikh.
EPC | 05 Feb 2015
Since 1979, Iran’s Islamic revolution has resumed the Safavid state project which has rebuilt the Iranian identity on a combination of selected Iranian national images and the Shiite doctrine.