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August 15, 2019

Political Movements
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood, once Egypt’s largest opposition movement and a standard-bearer for Islamist groups around the world, has been once again driven underground as Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has consolid…

Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi protest in Cairo.

December 7, 2018

Saudi Arabia
U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

Relations between the two countries, long bound by common interests in oil and security, have strained over what some analysts see as a more assertive Saudi foreign policy.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump walks with Saudi King Salman at a summit in Riyadh.

October 21, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
The Arab League

Founded as a loose confederation of states in 1945, the Arab League has struggled to overcome dysfunction and disunity among its members.

Arab-League-Headquarter

December 11, 2013

Egypt
Security in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula has in recent years become a haven for transnational crime and Islamist militancy, posing new security challenges to Egypt and Israel.

A military vehicle drives through northern Sinai.

July 14, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Profile: Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri, now America’s most wanted terrorist, took over as the head of al-Qaeda in June 2011 after the killing of erstwhile head Osama bin Laden.

December 1, 2005

Religion
Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections

This publication is now archived. What will the Muslim Brotherhood do with its increased presence in the Egyptian parliament?The Muslim Brotherhood, an officially banned political movement that seeks…

May 29, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Egyptian Islamic Jihad

A profile of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, a militant Islamist group that is fully merged with al-Qaeda.

May 30, 2008

Egypt
Jamaat al-Islamiyya

A profile of Jamaat al-Islamiyya.

April 2, 2008

Sudan
State Sponsors: Sudan

Despite its recent willingness to combat terrorism, Sudan is still considered a state sponsor because of its ties to Hamas, the Iraqi insurgency, and violence in Darfur.

August 24, 2005

Elections and Voting
EGYPT: Elections

This publication is now archived. What is expected to happen in Egypt’s presidential election?President Hosni Mubarak is widely expected to win another six-year term when Egypt holds its first multi-…