Economic reforms and the recent IMF loan to Egypt have renewed investor confidence, but further structural reforms risk upsetting social stability.
Sada contributors share their take on what the extraordinary election of Donald Trump could mean for a region in turmoil.
As relations sour with Saudi Arabia, Egypt is looking to Russia to fill the financial void.
In their emerging entente, Geagea and Aoun may restore their political relevance and catalyze Christian consolidation.
Despite the palace’s support for its main rival, the PJD was able to achieve record gains in Morocco’s parliament.
If Fatah’s upcoming internal congress excludes supporters of Mohammad Dahlan from leadership positions, it could tear the movement apart.
The operation to retake Mosul is part of a broader power struggle between Baghdad and Ankara over spheres of influence in northern Iraq.
Hisham Geneina’s trial is a tool to deter sharing information about corruption within state institutions.
As the military expands its economic activities, more public property and institutions fall under the potential jurisdiction of military courts.
Though the Muslim Brotherhood won a plurality of seats in Jordan’s elections, the biggest takeaway was the continued fragmentation of the vote within a weak field of parties.
As sanctions ease on Iran, it hopes to expand its petrochemical exports, putting it in direct competition with Saudi Arabia over emerging markets.
With sustained low oil prices, Algeria is searching for ways out of its economic crisis that do not rely solely on austerity measures.
Morocco’s two major parties are building superficially conflicting narratives to emphasize their differences to voters despite general consensus on most issues.
A series of leaks and scandals are dominating the media’s coverage of political rivalries ahead of Morocco’s parliamentary elections.
Egypt’s government is trying to bring independent labor organizations under the state syndicate’s control, threatening one of the few remaining independent civil society actors.
Jordan’s weakened Islamists are building alliances with tribal candidates to boost votes in the upcoming elections.
Despite Morocco’s apparent success in cutting energy subsidies, the government is likely to face difficulties doing the same with staple goods.
What Saudi Arabia has accomplished in Yemen remains unclear, and what it is likely to accomplish is still uncertain. Four experts weigh in on Riyadh’s goals in Yemen.
Recent changes to Saudi religious institutions are not a sign of wider reform but an indication of the struggle to redefine Saudi Arabia’s religious character.
Turkey’s shift away from the West since the July 15 coup attempt is a deliberate tactic to strengthen the government’s domestic support base and pursue a more aggressive regional role.