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Egyptian MP  Seeks To Extend  Presidential Term

Egyptian MP Seeks To Extend Presidential Term

Egyptian parliamentarian Ismail Nasreddine introduced a new constitutional amendment on February 26 to extend the presidential term and remove term restrictions, among other measures. While Nasreddine justified the…

Security Forces Deployed in Lebanese Refugee Camp

Palestinian factions agreed on March 4 to form a joint security force for deployment in a southern Lebanese Palestinian refugee camp, Ain al-Hilweh, following an outbreak of violence…

Al Taa’ Al Marbouta at the United Nations

The Egyptian women’s rights organization Al Taa’ Al Marbouta announced on March 15 at the sixty- first annual Conference on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United…

Editor’s Column: Why the West Should Ally with Egypt

For many Western countries, including the United States, developing plans to confront Iran, destroy the Islamic State (ISIS), and safeguard their interests in the region often serve as…

Russia Increases Military Involvement in Libya

Russia Increases Military Involvement in Libya

Oleg Krinitsyn, the head of private Russian security firm RSB Group, said that his firm sent contractors into Libyan territory to support General Haftar in his fight for…

Qatar Funds Development Projects in Gaza

Qatar Funds Development Projects in Gaza

Qatar recently began the second stage of development projects, including housing and healthcare, in the Gaza Strip. The country has also resolved to fix the electricity and power…

Assad Welcomes America to Cooperate in Struggle Against Terrorism

As Syria enters its sixth year of civil war, President Bashar Al-Assad claims that better cooperation between the United States and Russia would be “positive for the rest…

UN Secretary-General Visits Saudi Arabia Amidst Regional Strife

UN Secretary-General Visits Saudi Arabia Amidst Regional Strife

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Saudi Arabia on February 12 as part of his “first major trip” in his new position, discussing regional instability with King Salman and…

UAE Plans Spacecraft Trip to Mars

UAE Plans Spacecraft Trip to Mars

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) intends to be the first Arab and Muslim country to send a spacecraft to Mars. The project manager of the Mission to Mars,…

Anti-Government Protests Turn Violent in Baghdad

Demonstrations began taking place in central Baghdad on February 11. The demonstrations, which started upon the request of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr, turned violent, resulting…