08/18/2014 . By Sara Khorshid

There is certainly a difference between being a dissenting citizen and being a traitor. Yet, the first category does not seem to exist in the book of the Egyptian President

08/04/2014 . By TIMEP

On August 4, 2014, the Suez Canal contract was awarded to the Saudi Arabia branch of the global engineering firm Dar al-Handasah, in partnership with the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering

06/24/2014 . By TIMEP

Description Legal Context An amendment which mandates that university heads & department heads be appointed by the President. The amendment also allows the President to terminate university heads upon approval

06/17/2014 . By TIMEP

Sisi appointed his new government on June 17, 2014. To head his government, Sisi reappointed Ibrahim Mahlab, who was the acting Prime Minister in the interim government. Mahlab will oversee

06/11/2014 . By TIMEP

Washington, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) condemns today’s sentencing of 25 defendants, including prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, to 15 years in prison and a

06/11/2014 . By Ahmed Naji

Many assume that a revolution or a mass political uprising, here meaning a broad initiative to topple a government through various means of protest, is simply an act of will.

06/08/2014 . By TIMEP

Abdul-Fattah El Sisi was sworn in as the Egyptian President on June 8, 2014. Attendees included top Egyptian officials as well as leaders and dignitaries from Arab, African, and Western

06/08/2014 . By TIMEP

Abdul-Fattah El Sisi was sworn in as the Egyptian President on June 8, 2014. In the absence of a Parliament, Sisi was endowed with full legislative authority. 

05/28/2014 . By TIMEP

Citing poor weather and work-related issues, the Presidential Election Commission (PEC) decided that a third day of polling was needed to meet demand. The extension of voting was not well

05/26/2014 . By TIMEP

Polls opened today for the first day of balloting in the first presidential elections held under the new constitution. The Presidential Election Committee declared that approximately 3 million of the