Zaid M. Belbagi
Zaid M. Belbagi is a political commentator, and an adviser to private clients between London and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Why Egypt’s hosting of COP27 is particularly apt
Strong institutions key to ending Iran’s influence in Iraq
Africa’s big chance to make case for sustainable climate financing
The world’s focus on biodiversity, climate change and desertification, first seen at the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, has expanded significantly as the global effects of climate change have become more obvious and global temperatures have increased each decade since.
Nuclear power makes a comeback in Europe
How Turkey can overcome its economic challenges
The Turks love tea, with each one consuming an average of 1,300 cups per year. The associated transactions, though small, are sufficiently numerous that they play their part in keeping the economy ticking over. Unfortunately, inflation has become almost as identifiable with Turkey as tea.
Arab world at the forefront of climate change ‘code red’
What Raisi presidency will mean for Iran’s regional rivals
Iran’s Guardian Council disqualified all but seven of last month’s 592 presidential hopefuls — including the country’s longest-serving parliamentary speaker, a vice president and a former president — in the most extreme interference by a supreme leader in the electoral process.
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