Tag: Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s President Sisi Has No Trouble Winning “Elections” But He Must Work to Win Back Egypt’s Status as A Major Arab Power

Votes are currently being tallied in an Egyptian Presidential election whose foregone conclusion will make the incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s inevitable victory something of an anti-climax. His only opponent Moussa Mostafa Moussa was himself a Sisi supporter, thus making the election more of a referendum on Sisi’s rule than anything else. Throwing […]

Did Saudi Arabia Offer Syria a Truce and Billions in Aid? If They Did it Means Russia’s Regional Roadmap is More Important Than Ever

The leader of the Lebanese party Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has made shocking claims regarding a Saudi overture to its enemy Syria, during an interview with the left leaning Al-Akhbar media outlet. While relations between the Syrian Arab Republic and Saudi Arabia remain severed, Nasrallah claims that officials from both states held two […]