Abdelrahman Youssef


Supporters of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gather outside the White House prior to his arrival for a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

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The story behind Brotherhood’s low-key lobbying before Sisi state visit

Monday, Apr. 3, 2017 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives in Washington to meet US President Donald Trump, a previously unpublished document reveals the behind-the-scenes efforts made by the Muslim Brotherhood to keep from being labeled a terrorist group in the United States.

Egypt's Brotherhood, Sisi both put out feelers for reconciliation

Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

While recent statements from Egyptian officials and Brotherhood members hint that a reconciliation could be in the works, some think both sides are merely testing their bases' reaction to the idea.

Egyptian Brotherhood leader reflects on group's mistakes, future

Monday, May. 23, 2016 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

In an extensive interview with Al-Monitor, Egyptian Brotherhood leader and former minister of planning and international cooperation Amr Darrag speaks about the challenges the group has faced in the past, the reassessments it has undergone and its vision for the future.

Egypt's New Rulers Face Crisis With Ethiopia Over Nile

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 | Abdelrahman YoussefAyah Aman

Egypt has sent delegations to Ethiopia to push for a compromise on the dam project and sharing the Nile's waters.

Blame for Sinai Tension Also Lies in Cairo

Friday, May. 31, 2013 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

Continued violence in Sinai is prompting calls within Egypt for a revision of its treaty with Israel, but state neglect is also to blame.

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Abdelrahman Youssef is an Egyptian independent journalist, focusing on religious movements, political affairs and macro economic issues. He has worked as a field journalist in many conflict zones, including the Sinai and Gaza, and is now writing for Al-Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies, Al-Bursa, Daily News Egypt and El-Badil in Egypt, as well as for organizations outside the country such as Al-Jazeera Network, the Carnegie Endowment’s Sada, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Al-Modon, and Al-Araby al-Jadeed. He has previously written for publications including Al-Shorouk, Egypt Independent and the Lebanese Al-Akhbar. On Twitter: @Abdoyoussef

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