The Iran deal is slipping away, Turkey looks beyond Afrin, and Egypt votes in Sisi’s election-turned-referendum.
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Europe can help maintain stability in Egypt, but only if it can work together.
Israel intercepts an Iranian drone and retaliates, U.S. troops attacked by the Assad regime, Egypt launches a new counterterrorism offensive, and Iraq raises funds to recover.
Turkey continues its offensive against the Kurds in Afrin, one challenger will be allowed on Egypt’s ballot in March, and Yemen’s pro-government coalition is falling apart.
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Islamic State militants kill hundreds at an Egyptian mosque, U.S. policy in eastern Syria in flux amid spat with Turkey, and the state of Saudi Arabia’s shake-up.
Though Egypt was once known for its vibrant civil society, the government has been clamping down on nonprofits through an oppressive new NGO law.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is witnessing the most vocal and angry objection to his rule since he took power via a military coup in 2013.
Egypts parliament has had a busy two weeks. Newly-elected member were given just fifteen days to debate and ratify 330 decrees, many solidifying the power of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.