Jun 03 2015

Egypt Involved in Saudi-GCC War on Yemen As Long As Needed

While the international community called for peace talks on Yemen after weeks of fighting in the Arab world’s poorest country, Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have continued targeting Shiite Houthi rebels. And Egypt is committed to back the Saudi intervention for however long it takes. A conference on the Yemen crisis ended in Riyadh, two weeks ago, …

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May 19 2015

End impunity: No peace in Libya without justice

In the face of atrocious crimes being committed against the civilian population in Libya, justice comes as a critical part of peace in an effort to push forward the political dialogue between the Libyan parties in the conflict. In a briefing to the UN Security Council, last Tuesday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) said it …

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Apr 21 2015

Securing energy

At last month’s three-day economic conference, Egypt signed energy deals and agreements worth over $40 billion with international companies. In a country hit by frequent power outages and substantial losses to the economy in recent years, the Egyptian government is expected to turn the announced investments into real commitment to find lasting solutions to the chronic …

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