Development of the military situation in Sinai – June

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Haitham Ghoniem Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/development-of-the-military-situation-in-sinai-june/ The month of June witnessed many attacks carried out by the Islamic State’s local affiliate, Sinai Province, against the Egyptian police forces both in the center and outskirts of the city of El Arish, North Sinai. In this report, we...

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Sinai Deportees and Prospects of Protracted Conflict (1)

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Nouran Hassan Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/sinai-deportees-and-prospects-of-protracted-conflict-1/ Forceful eviction operations have started in North Sinai since 2014 to ‘establish a buffer zone’ to embattle ISIS-affliated militants who gained hold of the northern governorate during the turbulent years between 2011-2014. A recent...

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Political Implications of President Morsi’s Demise

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Badr Shafei Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/political-implications-of-president-morsis-demise/ Death of someone may have some social consequences after the family’s loss of their bread winner; where the wife becomes a widow and the children become orphans. Sometimes, the deceased’s family is subjected to attitudes of cupidity both from...

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Egypt’s FY2019-20 Budget & Govt.’s Alleged Achievements

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Abdelhafez Alsawy Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-fy2019-20-budget-govt-s-alleged-achievements/ On Tuesday 25 June 2019, immediately after the Egyptian parliament ratified the state’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget, Egypt’s Minister of Finance Dr. Mohamed Maait said in an interview with Bloomberg TV that Egypt is in talks with the IMF...

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Sisi and the Army – Military Scene in June 2019

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisi-and-the-army-military-scene-in-june-2019/ From the early moments of assuming power, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has worked to impose full control over the military institution as well as all other security institutions. He has also been keen on maintaining continued restructuring of the...

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Morsi’s Demise and the Black Box Problem

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Badr Shafei Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/morsis-demise-and-the-black-box-problem/ The process of documenting the historical stages of any nation, state or even group is significant for several reasons, including preserving its memory and saving it from oblivion, and enlightening the future generations on these events so that they...

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Triangle of Egypt, Hamas, and Israel Relations

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Dr. Adnan Abu Amer Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/triangle-of-egypt-hamas-and-israel-relations/ Several months after the Egypt-brokered humanitarian understandings between Hamas and Israel, there is growing talk in Israel that the Egyptian mediation between Israel and Hamas in Gaza serves Israel’s strategic objectives in the Gaza...

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Sinai Under Israeli Bombardment with Sisi’s Consent

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Haitham Ghoniem Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/sinai-under-israeli-bombardment-with-sisis-consent/ The Egyptian regime under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has allowed the Israeli air force to carry out aerial survey, reconnaissance, and bombardments in the Sinai Peninsula. In August 2013, the Associated Press reported that the Israeli drones...

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Egyptian Economy: Declining Not Recovering

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Abdelhafez Alsawy Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egyptian-economy-declining-not-recovering/ The economic situation is undoubtedly a major factor for the stability of any society. However, the regime of General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi mainly relies on tightening its security grip which is significantly supported by the army. Also, we cannot...

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Sinai and the Deal of the Century: A Reading in the Leaks

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mohamed Abu Saada Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/sinai-and-the-deal-of-the-century-a-reading-in-the-leaks/ In light of the challenges facing the Middle East, and with the imminent announcement or application of the “Deal of the Century”, this report attempts to addresses a central point that may be considered an essential element of the...

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Ashmawi May Not Be The Last Officer To Move Against The Regime

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/ashmawi-may-not-be-the-last-officer-to-move-against-the-regime/ Hisham Ali Ashmawi Mosaad, a former Egyptian special forces (Thunderbolt) officer, has become man of the hour on Egyptian, Arab and Western press and media outlets after he was arrested on Monday, 8 October 2018, by Libya’s...

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Netanyahu and Deal of German Submarines to Egypt

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mohamed Abu Saada Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/netanyahu-and-deal-of-german-submarines-to-egypt/ In an article published on Israeli INN website, TZahi Levi, an Israeli writer and political researcher, wondered why Israel ignores Egypt’s quest to strengthen itself militarily, especially regarding its naval force. Citing Der Spiegel...

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