Sunday , 24 September 2017
Home /

Blog Archives

Rafah under fire: Closed roads, a communications blackout and shortages of basic necessities

“The city is on the brink of a food and medicine crisis … store shelves are laden with dust instead of food and other basic products. This is in addition to the complete electricity blackout and shortage in cooking gas cylinders, which, when found, are sold at exorbitant prices,” Ibrahim …

Read More »

How Sinai Province’s persistent attempts to penetrate Cairo have failed

In the wake of raids by security forces that targeted an alleged IS militant stationing point in the Ard El Lewaa suburb of Giza on Sunday, many questions have been raised about the presence of the group in Egypt’s capital Cairo and other mainland cities.

Read More »

Why did tribes take up arms in Egypt’s Sinai?

The battle between the Egyptian army and extremist groups is ongoing in northern Sinai. The confrontation only intensified in July 2013, after the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, when extremist groups exploited the chaos of that time and further organized and spread throughout Sinai.

Read More »

Hamas heighten security near Egyptian border amid Islamic State attack

Hamas security forces tightened security in Gaza on Thursday after a suicide bombing near the Egyptian border. The assailant, along with a Hamas security guard, were killed in the attack while four others were injured.

Read More »