This report outlines trends and developments that have taken place in the past five years of the war on terror and examines the legal and political context in which they have occurred. Finally, it offers summary findings to further efforts to establish peace and security centered on rights and the rule of law.
Egypt’s 2018 presidential election period offers little illusion of any outcome than the president’s reelection. Yet Sisi’s second term will have important implications in several policy areas.
Egypt’s cession of Tiran and Sanafir Islands to Saudi Arabia in June 2017 met protest and controversy. This report is aimed at providing a holistic understanding of the decision.
To ensure the proper institution and efficacy of balancing measures, there is a need to systematically track, monitor, and analyze the impact of the economic reform program on Egypt’s economy and society.
TIMEP’s report on Egypt’s House of Representatives builds on years of data collection and review of political developments as part of the Egypt Parliament Watch project.
Further assessment of Egypt’s House of Representatives is required to determine its democratic representation, according to this report.
A group of armed assailants attacked worshipers at a mosque in North Sinai’s Rawda village on November 24, 2017, killing 311 civilians. It was the deadliest terror attack in modern Egyptian history.
A convoy of Egyptian security personnel was overcome by militants near Bahariya Oasis. The attack was among the deadliest events for Egypt’s security forces in its war on terror.
Wilayat Sinai on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on a police convoy on the Qantara-Arish Road in the Taloul area of North Sinai that killed 18 police personnel and wounded seven.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 6,500-megawatt hydroelectric power plant being constructed in Ethiopia, has been a major point of contention between Egypt and its southern neighbors.
Between 2013 and 2017, several European countries—most notably France and Germany, along with Russia—have provided Egypt with over $4.2 billion in arms sales.
Egypt’s Christians, who make up roughly 10 percent of the population, have long faced infringements on their rights and been marginalized from political and economic opportunities.