Despite apparent progress toward a power-sharing agreement, Libya’s governing bodies still face problems of neutrality and representation that will hamper their ability to govern effectively.
Despite unprecedented repression and media censorship, Sisi has faced on average five times as many protests as Mubarak did between 2008 and 2010.
Upheaval in Nidaa Tounes comes at a bad time for Tunisia, but it may also create an opportunity for an effective opposition party to emerge in parliament.
Egypt’s temporary relief from its ongoing gas crisis is the result of a lull in demand, not an improvement in industry outlook.
Recognizing the political shortcomings of marginalizing Salafis, Moroccan decision-makers are making efforts to reconcile Salafism with religious institutions’ Sufi character.
Hamas’s economic predicament drives it to maintain ties with jihadi groups in Sinai even as it seeks to crack down on jihadi cells within Gaza.
Moroccan activists formerly associated with the February 20 Movement are redirecting their focus to cultural activities away from overtly political demands.
Amid shortages of workers and resources, Benghazi hospitals have to rely on volunteers.
Given the importance of tourism for jobs and foreign currency, Egyptian authorities are struggling to reinvigorate the sector in the wake of the attack on a Russian airliner.
The Nidaa Tounes party’s internal divide and public rift are discrediting it with the Tunisian public.
Low global import prices give the new governor of Egypt’s Central Bank an opportunity to depreciate the value of the Egyptian pound and resolve Egypt’s foreign currency shortage.
The fighting in Benghazi has ravaged its infrastructure, including schools, leaving 50 percent of the city’s children unable to resume their education.
Smaller secular parties are missing out on the advantages of electoral alliances, driven by divisions over party domineering and finances.
Saudi Arabia’s focus on Iranian containment is pushing it to seek Egypt’s military help in Yemen.
A presidential proposal to review corruption cases outside Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission will obstruct the body’s ability to implement transitional justice.
Parliamentary elections are expected before the end of 2015, but recent legal amendments risk future dissolution of the parliament.
African migrants making their way to Europe are caught in Libya in a humanitarian crisis of insufficient aid and worsening detention conditions.
Strong shared institutions unite Egypt’s Armenians and preserve the shrinking minority’s identity.
Egypt under President Sisi is more autocratic and repressive than at any other point in the country’s history.
Tunisia’s new counterterrorism law infringes on civil liberties and does not provide a framework to prevent violent extremism.