Egypt


Does The General Assembly Rejection Of Trump’s Jerusalem Move Signal The End Of US Dominance?

On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly voted on a resolution that was co-sponsored by Turkey and Yemen, condemning US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In the emergency session, 128 countries voted in favour of the non-binding resolution, 9 voted against the resolution and 35 abstained from the vote. […]


Getting Ready For The Egyptian Presidential Elections

Controversy and speculation began last week when former Prime Minister of Egypt, Ahmed Shafik, announced on Wednesday, his intention to run in the next presidential elections around March or April of 2018. Hours after declaring his intent to run, Shafik announced in a video message given to Al Jazeera that he […]


Terror Attack In Egypt Declared Deadliest In Country’s History

Late last week, the Rawdah Sufi mosque, located in Bir Al-Abed, northern Sinai, Egypt, was attacked, resulting in more than 300 deaths, and 128 casualties. The victims were gathered at the mosque for Friday afternoon prayers. Open gun-fire and loud explosions occurred, with between 25 and 30 armed men carrying out […]


North Sinai Mosque Attacked By Insurgents

Al-Rawdah mosque in north Sinai has been bombed by militants killing at least 232 people and injuring around 120. As Friday prayers on the 24th of November were finishing, four off-road vehicles approached the mosque and militants charged inside, gunning down worshippers. There were reportedly around 20 attackers and the […]


The Rising Threat Of ISIS-Affiliated Groups In Africa And The Impact On Civilians

On 24 November 2017, a suspected ISIS-linked attack is believed to be the worst terror attack on Egyptian soil. The Friday bomb and armed assault attack at an important Sufi mosque in Northern Sinai resulted in at least 235 people senselessly losing their lives and hundreds more injured. This attack, for […]


Deadly Attack On Mosque In Sinai, Egypt Kills 235 Muslim Worshippers

On Friday, terrorists stormed a mosque in the Northern Sinai peninsula of Egypt, killing at least 235 worshipers during the time after regular Friday prayers, which draw Muslim adherents to mosques every week around the world. More than a dozen attackers approached the mosque in off-road vehicles, setting off several […]


Alaa Abdel Fatah’s Sentence Confirmed By Egyptian Court Ff Cassation

The highest appeals court in the Egyptian Court of Cassation confirmed Alaa Abdel Fatah’s sentence from 2013 for breaking a law that bans protests and “endangering the public interest.” Abdel Fatah is an Egyptian activist and blogger who became popular with the public during the 2011 Arab Spring. With 18 […]