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Egypt and Saudi Arabia Standoff – Political Displacement and the New Axis of Resistance

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Egypt and Saudi Arabia are in unofficial sates of cold war, but what is the real reasons behind the rising tensions between the two former allies?

By Catherine Shakdam | for RT.com,

Just when you thought the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could not churn out any more crises… This time two giants are locking horns over conflicting geopolitical ambitions, or rather, Saudi Arabia might have overstepped one boundary too many against Egypt.

With so many eyes locked in on Aleppo, much of Cairo and Riyadh’s belligerent political foreplay has gone largely unnoticed, labelled by most as unimportant in comparison to the Syrian furore. Continue reading Egypt and Saudi Arabia Standoff – Political Displacement and the New Axis of Resistance