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September 24, 2018

Maldives
Maldives Halts Democratic Backsliding

The outcome of the election in the Maldives, which ousted the authoritarian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, allows the country to focus on rebuilding its democratic institutions and its relati…

Maldivian president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrives at an event with supporters in Male, Maldives on September 24, 2018. Ashwa Faheem/Reuters

March 16, 2015

Human Rights
Kafka in Paradise: Maldives Court Sentences Former President for Terrorism

On March 13, a Maldivian court found Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives, guilty of terrorism and sentenced him to thirteen years in prison. The specific act …

March 10, 2014. Photo by Dying Regime licensed under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original.

May 20, 2013

Iran
Egypt: From Tehran With Love

As Iran loses ground in Syria, Lebanon, and the Gaza Strip, expect Tehran to try to shore up its ability to influence the Middle East in the most unlikely of places:  Egypt. Over the last few years …

FromTehranWithLove