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As Iran continues to develop its transport sector, political infighting among the governmental elite may impact the implementation of projects.
Heading into 2017 with an understanding of the key country proclivities in Egypt will help investors navigate an opaque and uncertain environment.
Given the potentially lucrative commercial environment in Iran, an overview of its political landscape is arguably more pressing in 2017 than any other year in recent memory.
The coming year will be crucial for external investors in determining how receptive Saudi Arabia will be to foreign investment.
As the Egypt government continues its push towards economic recovery, the state’s most prevalent actor is unsurprisingly shoring up its domestic efforts.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister has visited Washington in order to pave the way for a healthy relationship with the incoming Trump administration.
Perhaps one of Egypt’s most organised informal networks is the Judges Club. What exactly is the club and what role do they play in Egypt?
With a rapidly forgiving policy towards Egypt’s fallen elite, the central question is to what extent the government may lead their reintegration.
The UAE’s changing role in the Yemen Civil War sheds light on elite decision making and regional policy.
Ahead of Iran’s 2017 elections, important reshuffling is taking place in the executive government.
Although the 2011 revolution removed Mubarak from power and briefly ushered in a period of Muslim Brotherhood rule, in 2016 the old social and political elite have unequivocally consolidated their position in Egypt’s political system.
On-going investigations into widespread procurement embezzlement by the Egyptian Ministry of Supply has once again highlighted the ease with which state institutions are undermined.