In Ain al-Hilweh, Islamist militants are working alongside the PLO and pro-Syrian factions to prevent allies of the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra from dragging the camp into war.
Libyans and their international partners can unite against the Islamic State, but external political and military engineering is undermining the prerequisite nation building.
Corruption has continued to fester in post-uprising Tunisia, but new leaks from the Panama Papers may spur real reform.
More coordination between international donors, the public sector, and civil society actors could fill gaps in education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
The relationship between the Egyptian regime and media is becoming more volatile, revealing new divides within the establishment.
Months of planning and Russian air support led to a final, successful battle to recapture Palmyra by Syrian regime forces that has helped boost their morale.
The pro-Bouteflika camp is trying to show skeptics that it can more fully direct Algeria’s military—and the military is operating more effectively—without the DRS.
Sada interviews Charles Tripp on his latest study, which focuses on politics in the aftermath of Tunisia’s revolutionary moment and the battle for public space.
Morocco’s reaction to a UN statement on Western Sahara has weakened the UN mission’s capacity, threatened its political mandate, and set a dangerous precedent.
Military and police forces are gradually regaining strength in Benghazi after two years of frequent assassinations.
Cheap oil is hurting Egypt’s economy in the short term and could have wider political consequences.
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