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How much longer until Egypt’s parliamentary elections?

Monday, 02 March 2015

Egypt last had a full legislature combined with a civilian executive in February 2011. Back then ......

H.A. Hellyer

Tunisia: Have the Islamists learnt their lesson?

Thursday, 25 December 2014

The situation in Tunisia could have ended up mirroring either the Libyan or the Egyptian scenario if ......

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Tunisia: Top of the Arab Spring class?

Friday, 28 November 2014

Last week I visited Tunisia for a conference. The preparations for last weekend’s Presidential ......

Peter Millett

Has the EU lost its patience with Israel?

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

For decades, much of the Palestinian leadership entertained two distant hopes: Firstly, that the U.S ......

Chris Doyle

Beheadings and suicide bombings: The new rage in Libya

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

How many more beheadings have to take place in Benghazi and Derna before U.N. representatives or ......

Abdallah Schleifer

Long live Tunisia!

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Those among us who still believe in the Arab Spring celebrated on Sunday a blessed historical and ......

Jamal Khashoggi

Libya is grasping for a helping hand

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Somalia and Syria combined. That’s what Libya could easily be heading towards if the region ......

H.A. Hellyer

Libya sparks Tunisia’s summer of concern

Thursday, 04 September 2014

The village of Metouia, in the Tunisian southeast, in an unlikely late summer destination. Chemical ......

Oussama Romdhani

Egypt and Libya: It’s crunch time as jihadists threaten both countries

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The devastating struggle underway in Gaza seems to have overshadowed, in media coverage, the ......

Abdallah Schleifer

Arabs, Africa and the vacuum Egypt left behind

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The current issue of contention with the Nile River’s water raises a very important matter ......

Abdel Latif el-Menawy

Understanding ‘the other:’ My travels from Egypt to Ethiopia

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Egypt and Ethiopia issued a joint statement a few weeks ago, confirming their mutual commitment to ......

Abdel Latif el-Menawy

Denying Boko Haram its assumed Islamic identity

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

It seems that not a day passes by without news of attacks by the militant group Boko Haram in ......

Maha Akeel

General Haftar’s plans and Libya’s future

Monday, 02 June 2014

Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar, the leader of Operation Dignity, is making small and important ......

Dr. Theodore Karasik

Haftar leads a coup: a general’s odd war on the Brotherhood

Thursday, 29 May 2014

On May 16, Libya’s rogue General Khalifa Haftar staged several bloody attacks against other ......

Ramzy Baroud

The assassination of journalist Abu Zaid in Libya

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Journalist Muftah Abu Zaid, one of Libya’s bravest, was assassinated in the city of Benghazi ......

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

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