Egyptian-Israeli relations after the 2013 coup d’état

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Dr. Adnan Abu Amer Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egyptian-israeli-relations-after-the-2013-coup-detat/ On the tenth anniversary of the January Revolution, key Israeli assessments have concluded that drivers of the Egyptian revolution (2011) are still existing, including poor economic conditions and absence of democracy; but because the...

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Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Nour Hassan Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/why-do-human-rights-violations-go-unquestioned-the-case-of-eu-egyptian-relations/ Egypt is a signatory country of primary international human rights treaties. However, since 2013, the regime has been levelling the ceiling of repression and violations to basic human rights, extending the rewards...

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Ten Years After Mubarak’s Fall, What is Egypt’s Biggest Challenge?

Source: Project on Middle East Democracy Author(s): Clare Ulmer Original Link: https://pomed.org/ten-years-after-mubaraks-fall-what-is-egypts-biggest-challenge/ During our recent event on Egypt, POMED asked four experts what they see as the greatest challenge to the country’s stability ten years after the fall of the Mubarak regime. Here are their responses, edited for clarity. Read more at...

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Ten Years Later: Reflections on Egypt’s 2011 Uprising

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Khalil al-Anani Original Link: http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/ten-years-later-reflections-on-egypts-2011-uprising/ Ten years have passed since the January 25, 2011 uprising that toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Although the revolution failed to establish a free, fair, and democratic state for all Egyptians, many of those who...

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The Dam That Broke Open an Ethiopia-Egypt Dispute

Source: Carnegie Author(s): SHERIF MOHYELDEEN Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2021/02/12/dam-that-broke-open-ethiopia-egypt-dispute-pub-83867 As Egypt and Ethiopia negotiate the details of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, tensions are on the rise. Sudan, which has vested interest in the dam, too, could be an essential third party to smooth over the disputes. Read more at original...

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Egyptian Exceptionalism in a Chinese-led World

Source: Chatham House Author(s): Mohamed El Dashan Original Link: https://www.chathamhouse.org/2021/02/egyptian-exceptionalism-chinese-led-world When Cairo dispatched its minister of health Hala Zayed along with some medical equipment to Beijing to express solidarity with China in its battle with COVID-19 back in March 2020, the Egyptian government was beaming with pride – both publicly and...

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Egyptian-Saudi Relations: Strategic Ties with Some Political Strains

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Gregory Aftandilian Original Link: http://arabcenterdc.org/policy_analyses/egyptian-saudi-relations-strategic-ties-with-some-political-strains/ Egypt and Saudi Arabia continue to be strategic partners in the Middle East, buoyed by shared interests and certain threat perceptions. Saudi Arabia values Egypt’s large military force, which helps to...

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Indefinite Pretrial Detention in Egypt: Rotation and Detention Pending Multiple Cases

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/explainers/indefinite-pretrial-detention-in-egypt-rotation-and-detention-pending-multiple-cases/ In recent years, Egyptian authorities have increasingly turned pretrial detention from an exceptional legal measure to a punitive tool used regularly against human rights...

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Women on the Frontline: The Anti-Sexual Violence Movement in Egypt Ten Years After the Revolution

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Habiba Abdelaal Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/women-on-the-frontline-the-anti-sexual-violence-movement-in-egypt-ten-years-after-the-revolution/ Ten years after the revolution, Egyptian women are still raising their voices against sexual assaults and harassment, especially over social media platforms. This...

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Organizing in Egypt: Legislative Fact Sheet

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Original Link: https://timep.org/explainers/organizing-in-egypt-legislative-fact-sheet/ Since the January 25 Revolution, a number of decrees and laws have been passed in Egypt that significantly affect and implicate the key rights at the heart of organizing on the ground and online...

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Policy and Institutional Responses to COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa: Egypt

Source: Brookings Author(s): Robert P. Beschel Jr. Original Link: https://www.brookings.edu/research/policy-and-institutional-responses-to-covid-19-in-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-egypt/ The Egyptian government implemented a nationwide lockdown and social distancing measures to control the spread of COVID-19 starting in March 2020. The highest levels of the central government were...

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The unlikely success of Egypt’s 2011 revolution: A revived women’s movement

Source: Atlantic Council Author(s): Sara Khorshid Original Link: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/the-unlikely-success-of-egypts-2011-revolution-a-revived-womens-movement/ There was a time when the women’s cause was not a priority for many Egyptians concerned about the country’s woes. Prior to the 2011 uprising, it was common to believe that all Egyptians outside the ruling...

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