Analysis

High Abstention and High Stakes: Tunisia’s 2018 Municipal Elections

High Abstention and High Stakes: Tunisia’s 2018 Municipal Elections

The first free municipal elections since former President Zin El Abidine Ben Ali’s ouster in 2011 were held in Tunisia on May 6, 2018.
Egypt’s Austerity Measures

Egypt Implements Drastic Austerity Measures

Egypt’s President Abdel F...
YPG to Withdraw From Manbij in Syria

YPG to Withdraw From Manbij, Syria

The Syrian Kurdish People...
Slavery and Hard Borders: A Grim Limbo in Libya

Slavery and Hard Borders: A Grim Limbo in Libya

The 300-mile stretch of t...
Riyadh Seizes Houthi Stronghold in Hodeidah, Yemen

Riyadh Seizes Houthi Stronghold in Hodeidah, Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition confirmed the capture of the Hodeidah airport in southeastern Yemen on June 20. Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have held the strategic port city since the beginning of the war in 2015 and have since been using the non-operational airport as a military base.