Ahmed Mustafa's Articles

A public feud between two leaders in exile of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) recently ended, but despite this there are divisions that still remain.

Saudi Arabia and the UAE continue to see eye-to-eye despite the absence of UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan from last week’s Arab Summit in Jeddah.

Following recent developments with Iran, many in the Gulf are questioning US military presence in their countries

What is behind today’s apparent indifference to the conflict in Palestine and the failure of the international community to stand up for the rights of the Palestinians under Israeli occupation, asks Ahmed Mustafa

The UK Labour Party performed well in last week’s local elections, but the severe defeat suffered by the ruling Conservatives also benefited other smaller parties, writes Ahmed Mustafa

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faces his first major electoral test just two weeks after losing his deputy

The seeds for the Sudan crisis were sown decades ago in the post-Cold War period, writes Ahmed Mustafa

Criticisms by Israel’s Western backers of laws introduced by the country’s current coalition government have less to do with democratic ideals than with strategic interests.

Could US hegemony in the Middle East be coming to an end in the wake of the successful diplomatic efforts undertaken by China and Russia?

A possible Russian invasion of Ukraine will have important impacts on the Middle East and North Africa region.

Ahmed Mostafa reports on the race between the Arab Gulf monarchies to implement economic reforms

If this year marked the world’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, it marked a lot more for the Arabian Gulf countries, where it was the region’s settling-down year.

Changing Arab dynamics will likely draw new realities on the ground and influence Egypt’s foreign policies

The French president returned from his Gulf tour with business as well as political gains, writes Ahmed Mostafa

Fighting in Yemen between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and the internationally recognised government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition has intensified, reports Ahmed Mostafa

Ahmed Mostafa explores recent exchanges between Ankara and Abu Dhabi

Hopes are high now that the next Arab League summit in Algeria might witness the return of Syria to its seat in the league

Ahmed Mostafa keeps up with the war in Yemen

Arab Gulf countries are stepping up the pressure on Lebanon after comments by a Lebanese minister about the Saudi involvement in the Yemen War.

Al-Ahram Weekly sums up the competition and strategic relations surrounding environmental measures in the Gulf.

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