Syria Unpacked brings together in-depth coverage and policy-relevant analysis on a variety of issues essential to a nuanced understanding of Syria’s trajectory.

Egypt Security Watch

Egypt Parliament Watch

Transitional Justice Project

Egypt’s Economic Trajectory

Archived Projects

Pulling Back the Curtain: Dynamics and Implications of Egypt’s Elections Period is an initiative that covers developments and dynamics in Egypt’s political landscape during the 2018 election period.

Civil Society from Alexandria to Aswan: Survival Strategies is an initiative to showcase the research produced by the State Repression and Civil Society Research Group at the American University Cairo.

Syria’s Women is a joint partnership with Syria Deeply which explores the issues facing Syrian women and aims to provide a platform for new and diverse perspectives of Syrian women to foster a deeper understanding among policymakers and the public of their essential role.

Eshhad is the Arabic imperative for “witness” or “testify,” which lies at the core of what we do. We document sectarianism against religious, cultural, and ethnic minorities in the Middle East.

The TIMEP Legislation Tracker aims to provide a comprehensive English-language database of the presidential decrees passed with the force of law between the inauguration of President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi and the seating of a legislative body.

Egypt’s Presidential Elections Monitoring Project provided comprehensive analysis of voting trends in the 2014 election, with interpretive reviews of voters’ expectations and aspirations, to allow for a better understanding of why people voted for a particular candidate or chose not vote at all. With this portal, we offer comprehensive insight and analysis into the elections as they occurred.

The Timeline project tracks significant events in Egypt from June 2010 to June 2014, when Abdel-Fattah El Sisi was elected president, documenting a period that has seen serious attempts at historical revisionism.

TIMEP’s Parliamentary Elections Project project tracked the parliamentary ballot, in providing comprehensive reporting and analysis of elections to offer clarity on the significance of the elections to the country’s political transition.