Both regional powerhouses are reconciling for wider cooperation across the Middle East from the eastern Mediterranean to tightening economic ties.
The imbalanced power relations between Egypt and the Gulf is mirrored by the treatment Egyptians have been receiving in the region.
Israel Hayom newspaper’s alleged misquote of a US Ambassador stating that Palestinian strongman Dahlan was their pick to succeed Abbas, could well have been intentional, and not a mistake.
The legal team of former President Mohammed Morsi’s family is looking to charge senior members of the Egyptian regime, which ousted the country’s first-democratically elected president in a military coup.
Egypt’s Al Azhar, central to Islamic education and religious life for centuries, has lost a lot of its shine under Sisi’s regime.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Arab states are facing criticism for disregarding Palestinian aspirations and allowing the US to draft a partisan deal on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Experts say the sudden release of Sami Annan, Sisi's political rival, indicates Egyptian military generals are not so sure whether the country is heading toward the right direction.
The Egyptian Revolutionary Council, an anti-Sisi regime group, has said it can take the case of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi and other prisoners to international courts.
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
The pro-Sisi judiciary in Egypt continues to pursue the family members of the former president Mohammed Morsi.
The scathing report from the UN and the calls for the FBI to get involved in the Jamal Khashoggi murder investigation fell on deaf ears in the US. Why? Because money trumps morals.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the death of Mohamed Morsi are symbols of an age where ruling through force invites no accountability and in turn, is rewarded.
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