TIMEP Briefs

11/28/2018 . By TIMEP

Sinai’s Bedouin tribespeople have been victims and, at times, perpetrators of terror attacks. Increasingly, they have taken more complex and active roles in Egypt’s “war on terror.”

11/21/2018 . By TIMEP

While sectarian violence in Egypt became of more pressing international concern after a series of deadly attacks by Egyptian militants, the issue is longstanding and pervasive.

11/15/2018 . By TIMEP

Tactics used in Egypt to stifle both independent and pro-regime media have included imprisonment of journalists, media blackouts, channel closures or blockages, and laws criminalizing “false news.”

11/14/2018 . By TIMEP

Under the NGO Law, domestic and foreign nongovernmental organizations must obtain prior approval before receiving funding from outside of Egypt and from foreigners residing inside Egypt.

11/09/2018 . By TIMEP

The law was retroactively approved by the House of Representatives in a hasty process that involved the review of 341 decrees in 15 days once the legislature reconvened in January 2016.

11/05/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

10/29/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

10/10/2018 . By TIMEP

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.

09/04/2018 . By TIMEP

In August 2018 alone, the Trump administration released nearly $400 million in withheld military assistance to Egypt ($195 million in FY16 and $195 million in FY17).

08/15/2018 . By TIMEP

The Counter-terrorism Law sets forth the official state definitions for a terrorist, terrorist act, and terrorist financing using vague language that is subject to broad interpretation.