Al-Monitor's 2017 Middle East Forecast



In the Egypt forecast, Ayah Aman comments on the relationship between the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi leads Egypt’s political administration for the third consecutive year. Shahira Amin makes predictions concerning the growth of Islamist militancy and violence throughout Egypt for 2017. Walaa Hussein discusses hope in the country as Cairo deals with the United States and Russia abroad and a stronger political opposition at home. To read the full predictions, click here.

Belgian pilots Alexandra Maingard and her husband Cedric Collette fly their vintage Stampe OO-GWB biplane by one of the pyramids at Giza, on the southern outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 13, 2016.

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