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Protests in Tunisia commemorating Arab Spring uprising continue

Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Sunday to demonstrate against previously announced austerity measures, commemorating, at the same time, the seventh anniversary of the country’s democratic transition of power. State security forces set up blockades in front of entrances to Habib Bourguiba Avenue, where many people in Tunis rallied at the …

Daily News Egypt

Al-Qaeda urges Libyans to fight rogue general

AFP – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged Libyans to fight a rogue general who is pressing an offensive against Islamist militias in the country’s east, labelling him an “enemy of Islam”. Last month, ex-general Khalifa Haftar unleashed forces from his so-called National Army on Islamist militias in Benghazi in a campaign dubbed “Operation Dignity”. …

Daily News Egypt

Dr. H.A. Hellyer

Ukraine is Egypt – well, not really

Egyptians know now what it was like to watch the Tahrir Square uprising in 2011 from outside of the country – because the same kind of media attention was recently projected on Ukraine. This country, which hasn’t been the subject of monthly breaking news for a while – let alone daily breaking news – has …

Dr H.A. Hellyer