Backers, allies, enemies and frenemies of the region laid out in 90 seconds. Relationships between countries and non-state actors in the Middle East is complicated. States and groups that claim to be close friends and allies… can actually be enemies… and vice [continue reading].
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt
Egypt’s forensics authority handed over to the prosecutor general’s office on Saturday its final autopsy report on the Italian student who was tortured and found dead in Cairo last week. Giulio Regeni, (age) 28, had been researching independent trade unions in Egypt [continue reading].
In a report published by Middle East Eye states that they have seen a top-secret strategy document prepared for Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan which reveals that the United Arab Emirates is losing faith in the ability of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah [continue reading].
Freed journalist Mohamed Fahmy cannot wait to return to Canada to thank those whose advocacy he says helped him secure the pardon granted Wednesday by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. “I really… can’t wait to show my wife what Canada’s all [continue reading].