In the spotlight
July 2015, Bouhania Goui
In the light of growing security threats at home and abroad Algerian Professor Bouhania Goui examines the military’s role and its overlapping with the political workings of government.
June 2015, Nayla Moussa
The battle of Qalamoun, a mountainous region of Syria along the border with Lebanon, was announced by Hassan Nasrallah in February 2015. Beginning the first week of May, Nasrallah declared victory on May 16, arguing that Hezbollah intervened to liberate Lebanese land from “Takfiri fighters”.
May 2015, Ahmed Abd Rabou
Since July 2013 Egypt has been without a parliament after its election laws were ruled unconstitutional and in the interim gives full legislative control to the president.