05/11/2020 . By Mohamed El Dahshan

No country in the world will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic unscathed. As states and societies learn how to manage the virus and implement regulations to slow its spread, they must also devise policies to mitigate the economic impact of the crisis–an impact that has yet to be fully estimated.

05/08/2020 . By Joey Shea

As early as February, the World Health Organization warned of a “massive infodemic” that was accompanying the COVID-19 outbreak. Social media and traditional media alike have been inundated with misleading and false information about the virus, while there is also a host of misinformation about the misinformation itself.

05/04/2020 . By Nourhan Fahmy

What is the Public Prosecution?  An entity within the Egyptian judicial system that: Has sole authority to investigate crimes, indict individuals, and refer cases to trial.  Initiates criminal investigations based

05/04/2020 . By Nourhan Fahmy

A general deterioration in the rule of law facilitated by a harsh security crackdown and far-reaching legislation have given way to unprecedented violations of fair trial guarantees and an increasingly hostile environment for lawyers.

05/04/2020 . By Nourhan Fahmy

In recent years, the appointment, mandate, and role of the public prosecution has had a significant impact on fair trial guarantees and the rule of law more generally.

05/04/2020 . By TIMEP

In recent years prior and in the time since the approval of Egypt’s April 2019 constitutional amendments implicating prosecutorial and judicial authority, the appointment process, mandate, and authorities of the

05/01/2020 . By Luna Safwan

Months of accumulation of economic challenges and disappointments in both the banking sector and the current ruling government in Lebanon culminated in mass protests on October 17 last year, during which citizens from different social classes, students, workers, teachers, and more protested to demand change and accountability.

04/28/2020 . By Ishak Ibrahim

Calls for banning the niqab (the full face veil) in public places and state institutions in Egypt have recently re-emerged, gaining momentum after the High Administrative Court rendered a final judgment this past January rejecting the appeal of 80 niqab-wearing researchers at Cairo University and upholding the university’s decision to ban niqab for staff members during lectures.

04/16/2020 . By Basma Alloush

As the world adapts to new norms under COVID-19, there are over 70 million people who are forcibly displaced across the globe trying to survive in new environments and to

04/14/2020 . By Timothy E. Kaldas

As is the case in many nations, this crisis is exposing the structural weaknesses in Egypt’s economy and the human costs that spring from them.

02/08/2019 . By Mohamed El Dahshan

When Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited Cairo on the week commemorating the Egyptian 2011 revolution, receiving needed public support from Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi during a joint press conference,

08/22/2018 . By Osama Diab

In July, the IMF released its third review of the economic reform program, which, very much like the previous two reviews, was full of praise of the Egyptian authorities for the strong implementation of the economic reform program.

06/29/2018 . By Oumayma Ben Abdallah

This week, Tunisia has started choosing mayors through newly elected municipal councils across the country, which Tunisians hope will end decades of economic regional inequality and poverty in the interior.

02/14/2018 . By Oumayma Ben Abdallah

After seeing the Women’s March in Washington, Bassem Sabry Fellow Oumayma Ben Abdallah reflects feminism in the U.S. and the importance of continued progress in women’s rights.

01/12/2018 . By Brad Youngblood

TIMEP Research Assistant Brad Youngblood provides an overview of the ways that Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority has been used by the country’s government.

09/21/2017 . By Hassan Hassan

TIMEP Senior Fellow Hassan Hassan examines speculation about the son of al-Qaeda’s founder being positioned to replace its aging current leader.

09/07/2017 . By Amr Kotb

The Senate Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs released on September 6 a summary of its fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill.

08/31/2017 . By Aymen Abderrahmen

Following mixed reactions to the Tunisian president’s call for full gender equality, Bassem Sabry Fellow Aymen Abderahmen emphasizes the importance of supporting Tunisia’s civil society.

08/02/2017 . By Mai El-Sadany

TIMEP Nonresident Fellow Mai El-Sadany reacts to a court ruling on forced disappearances that iterated that the Ministry of Interior must disclose the location of all missing persons.

07/11/2017 . By Aymen Abderrahmen

A bill in Tunisia that penalizes insulting the police and armed forces or publishing reports on their activities is a cause for concern, writes Bassem Sabry Fellow Aymen Abderahmen.