April 1, 2017

Terrorism and Dictatorship in the Middle East

October 17, 2016

My sister has been jailed in Egypt for 900 days. When will the U.S. help free her?

Alaa Hijazi is an Arab American clinical psychologist and university professor based in Beirut. For some reason, I always had a feeling that I would end […]
October 15, 2016

12 army conscripts killed in deadly checkpoint attack in North Sinai

On Friday, Egypt was overshadowed by a state of sadness following the violent and abrupt attack that targeted an army checkpoint in North Sinai and left […]
October 15, 2016

A letter from the detainee student “Esraa Khaled”

From behind the walls of Qanater women’s prison “Esra Khaled Said” sent dreams after getting out of prison Text message”:” “My dream now is that when […]
October 13, 2016

Immigration fears make the EU prepared to do business with murderers

In 2009 the international criminal court issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir on seven counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes. In […]
October 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia halts oil supplies to Egypt

Saudi oil supplies to Egypt have been halted since the beginning of the month, an Egyptian official told Reuters. Saudi state oil company Aramco informed Egypt […]
October 11, 2016

Al-Sisi forces judge into retirement for engaging in political work

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree to force former head of the Judges Club Zakaria Abdel Aziz into retirement, according to state-run Al-Ahram. The decree […]
October 10, 2016

“We Are in Tombs”

Summary “It was designed so that those who go in don’t come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners.” –Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former […]
October 9, 2016

Safe in Canada, Khaled Al-Qazzaz speaks on his nightmare spent in a notorious Egyptian prison

When the Arab Spring came to Egypt in 2011, Khaled Al-Qazzaz was full of hope for the country’s future. Instead, he and his wife Sarah Attia […]
October 7, 2016

Egypt close to securing cash required for IMF package: Minister

Egypt is about to meet a stipulation imposed by the International Monetary Fund in order to secure several billions of dollars to seal a mooted $12 […]