Mostafa Ahmady's Articles

Ethiopia’s determination to have its own port facilities on the Red Sea is leading to growing tensions in the strategic Horn of Africa region, writes Mostafa Ahmady

Ethiopia is bullying neighbouring countries in the Horn of Africa region in order to realise its ambition of having port access to the Red Sea, writes Mostafa Ahmady

Another proxy war looks to be in the offing in Africa, this time against the background of the recent military coup in the West African state of Niger, writes Mostafa Ahmady

Egypt’s hosting of a summit meeting of neighbouring countries was the first genuine effort to find a solution to the crisis in Sudan.

The international community must address the present crisis in Sudan effectively and quickly if a Pandora’s Box is not to be opened in the region and beyond.

Mostafa Ahmady sums up all that has been wrong with the world in the past year.

As war returns to the region of Tigray, the Ethiopian government must understand that a healthy and integrated Ethiopia cannot be established by taking some six million people hostage.

In refusing to negotiate seriously with downstream nations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Ethiopia is pushing the region to the edge of the abyss, writes Mostafa Ahmady

The military and civilian authorities in Sudan must work together to save the country from disaster in line with the expectations of the Sudanese people, writes Mostafa Ahmady

In order for Egypt’s national dialogue to be a success, both the government and other participants need to approach it in the right spirit.

Ethiopian officials have revealed their true colours on the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, explicitly rejecting the interests of the downstream peoples.

Israel must bring to justice the killers of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh if there is to be any chance of peace in the Middle East.

Ethiopia has accused Egypt of being behind proposed US sanctions against the country, a move that will do nothing to avert the plight it is sinking into, writes Mostafa Ahmady

Egypt cannot be expected to wait forever for Ethiopia’s leaders to address its concerns about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, writes Mostafa Ahmady

It is time the international community shoulders its responsibility and pressures Addis Ababa to accept a binding deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, writes Mostafa Ahmady

It is time to step back, to lower the rhetoric, and for Egypt and Ethiopia to strike a sustainable and mutually beneficial agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, writes Mostafa Ahmady

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wants a new centralist system in Ethiopia, but this very drive is exposing deep fissures in the ethnic fabric of the nation, writes Mostafa Ahmady

The recent meeting between Benyamin Netanyahu and Sudan’s Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan could be a game changer for Israel, if not for Sudan

A recent meeting in Cairo underlined the fact that the Nile is an existential issue for Egypt despite Ethiopian attempts to impose a de facto solution to negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, writes Mostafa Ahmady