Sam Hamad is a Scottish-Egyptian writer based in Edinburgh.
The UAE and its allies will try to leverage their relationship with the US and Israel to counter Turkey's influence in the region.
Palestinians with nowhere left to go are being collectively punished by the Assad regime.
The West’s normalisation of Sisi is a huge pillar of the stranglehold he has over the lives of every Egyptian.
The late Mohamed Morsi's rise to power represented an end to Egypt's kleptocratic free-for-all.
Black lives, whether under the knee of a killer cop or at the mercy of a racist health system, are under attack.
The country's economy is disintegrating but if Bashar al Assad wants to fix it, he risks losing his grip over power.
British society needs to be reshaped in a more egalitarian manner that doesn't set up minorities as lambs to the slaughter.
Several leaders have seized the moment to further entrench authoritarianism under the cover of Covid-19.
What started as a series of protests turned into a genocide that the world is happy to ignore.
That Democratic Party candidates have failed to mention Syria or Bashar al Assad when talking foreign policy is a worrying sign that the US will continue its failed Syria policy.
Idlib today bears the brunt of the Assad regime's Soleimani-inspired scorched earth strategy which will blight Syria for a long time to come.
The dispute with Ethiopia over control of the Nile is emblematic of the Egyptian president's short-sightedness, and it's a consistent pattern.
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