Abdelrahman Youssef


Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (R) stands with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a welcoming ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 23, 2017.  (photo by Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Royal Court/Reuters)

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Egypt-Saudi ties could be key to Trump’s Mideast 'ultimate deal'

Sunday, May. 28, 2017 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

Egypt's disputed transfer of the Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia may be one part of an overall peace deal involving Israel.

Specter of death penalty haunts Egypt’s Brotherhood

Tuesday, May. 9, 2017 | Abdelrahman Youssef, Contributor

An Egyptian court issued the first death sentence against a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Sheikh Fadl al-Mawla, in what some fear will be a precedent for the regime.

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As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives in Washington to meet US President Donald Trump, a previously unpublished document reveals the behind-the-scenes efforts made by the Muslim Brotherhood to keep from being labeled a terrorist group in the United States.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

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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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