Iran drawing closer to isolation on world stage

Iran drawing closer to isolation on world stage

International tension rises over Iran’s nuclear programme, but regional thaw in Iran-GCC relations is possible

Daniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Egypt’s Economic Recovery Linked to Gulf Banks and Foreign Investment

Egypt’s Economic Recovery Linked to Gulf Banks and Foreign Investment

When Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi confidently addressed Arab Gulf heads of state and foreign ministers and delegates of the Manama Dialogue on Friday, he made no mention of a continued need of Gulf aid and loans to Egypt, instead his remarks focused on regional security cooperation and the preference for Arab state-led intervention in Middle East conflicts.