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MENASource

Sep 22, 2022

Egypt is hosting COP27. What are the expectations?

By Lama El Hatow

As the host country for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Egypt has a huge role to play during its presidency of the event, as all eyes will be geared towards how the country can lead by example.

Energy & Environment Middle East

In the News

Sep 22, 2022

The Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Fellow Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro provides testimony for the House Foreign Affairs Committee

By Atlantic Council

Middle East programs Distinguished Fellow Daniel B. Shapiro testifies for Senate Foreign Affairs Committee.

Israel Middle East

empowerME Conversations

Sep 20, 2022

Economies in Transition: Palestine

By Atlantic Council

In Season 3, Episode 1 of empowerME Conversations podcast, host and Atlantic Council empowerME Chairman Amjad Ahmad speaks with Palestine Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Empowerment H.E. Osama Al Saadawi and guest co-host Ibtikar Fund Managing General Partner Habib Hazzan about the challenges facing Palestine's entrepreneurial ecosystem, the private sector's role in promoting economic growth, and strategies to expose local entrepreneurs to global markets.

Economy & Business Middle East

IranSource

Sep 20, 2022

The Supreme Leader is still alive. But when he does eventually die, how will succession play out?

By Barbara Slavin

Whoever succeeds Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, that person will have been thoroughly vetted for loyalty to the Islamic Republic and its practices.

Iran Middle East

IranSource

Sep 15, 2022

Iran’s president let it slip that inflation is at least 60 percent. Here’s how it happened.

By Anonymous

President Ebrahim Raisi is not known for making news in his comments to the press. But on August 28, Raisi accidentally did so when he spoke in detail about the Iranian economy.

Economy & Business Iran

IranSource

Sep 14, 2022

Britain is mourning Queen Elizabeth II. But for many Iranians, she was the ‘Queen of Coups.’

By Holly Dagres

While Queen Elizabeth II did not play a direct role in British imperialism and actually reigned as the empire declined, Iranians inside and outside Iran will never forget the role Britain once played in exploiting their country’s wealth and controlling their destiny.

Iran Middle East

Press Release

Sep 12, 2022

Ambassador Marcy Grossman, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, joins the Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow

By Atlantic Council

Ambassador Grossman will contribute regional and government experience to the Council's work on the Israeli-Arab normalization process and regional conflict resolution initiatives.

Conflict English

Britain Debrief

Sep 9, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What are the origins of Europe’s energy crisis? | A Debrief from Dr. Helen Thompson

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Dr. Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University, on Europe’s energy, climate and geopolitical reckoning.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Sep 9, 2022

Shapiro interviewed on Bahrain Banter about growing cooperation in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Sep 9, 2022

Ferziger in Circuit News: UAE-Israel cyber intelligence firm grows with its perch in the Gulf

By Atlantic Council

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

Experts

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