11/06/2018 . By Lindsay Carroll

The dam and the security challenges it presents underline the need for improved water management and continued support from international actors such as the United States with considerations of environmental impacts on security.

11/01/2018 . By Tarek Hussein

Between July 2013 and January 2018, over 3,000 people received preliminary death sentences in 65 criminal cases tried in both civilian and military courts.

10/17/2018 . By Ishak Ibrahim

With all due respect to the status of martyrs and their sacrifices, the exaggerated and inflated discourse on martyrdom, not to mention the consolidation of the spirit of submissiveness, has negative consequences for the church, Copts, and the families of the victims themselves.

10/03/2018 . By Ishak Ibrahim

Although it is too early to reach final conclusions about such an incident, the murder and the church’s response offer insight into the church’s relationship with the government.

10/02/2018 . By Dylan Johnson

Over the last decade, Egypt has received billions of dollars in external investments, loans, grants, cash transfers, and development projects, but only two initiatives have focused on education, and the first of those failed to achieve its goals.

09/20/2018 . By Kamal Chomani

Influential and activist members of several Kurdistan opposition parties have sought to introduce reforms, but these have largely been rejected by the political elite in their parties.

08/02/2018 . By Kamal Chomani

Along with a widespread commitment to democracy among Turks and a resilient civil society, the victory of a pro-Kurdish rights party in securing enough votes to enter parliament could still strengthen Turkey’s democracy and regional stability.

07/13/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

Many observers found it ironic when Egypt’s House of Representatives preliminarily approved a draft law that would grant amnesties to a designated cadre of high-ranking Egyptian military officers.

07/06/2018 . By Mai El-Sadany

Egypt’s new three draft media laws indicates further restriction on media freedom in Egypt.

06/29/2018 . By TIMEP

Nonresident Fellows Osama Diab, Timothy Kaldas, and Mohamed El Dahshan discuss the price hikes for the Cairo Metro, electricity, water, and fuel, their connection to the IMF loan, and their effects on Egyptians.

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.

06/27/2017 . By Jake Greene

TIMEP Senior Research Associate Jake Greene and Research Intern Mohammad Sarhan write about the mysterious circumstances surrounding a reported raid that raise concern over human rights violations during counter-terror operations.