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ISIL’s defeat in Iraq ‘will take another three months’
After optimistic forecasts of Mosul being back in government hands before the end of the year, almost everyone in Iraq now agrees that early 2017 is a more realistic timeline
December 27, 2016
Battle for Mosul exposes fractures that threaten to haunt post-ISIL Iraq
From the growing influence of the Iranian-backed Shiite militias to the simmering tensions between Baghdad and authorities in the autonomous Kurdish region, Iraq must brace itself for what awaits after ISIL is dislodged
August 21, 2016
Sisi’s reputation bound up in high stakes economic summit
The Egyptian president is counting on attracting billions of dollars' worth of investments at the Egypt Economic Development Conference, writes Youssef Hamza.
March 12, 2015
Egypt’s Sisi revives call for joint Arab military force
The dream of an Arab army has floated around a crisis-prone Middle East for decades, but the rising threat of ISIL in the region has prompted Egypt's president to declare once more such a force for the region.
March 8, 2015
Egypt left to go it alone in war against ISIL in Libya
Egypt does not want to be dragged into a ground war in Libya that could be drawn out and costly, but with last week's execution of 21 Christians,
February 21, 2015
Egypt police violence snowballing into national crisis
One week after at least 22 football fans were killed in a stampede during a confrontation with police, Youssef Hamza writes that the recent conduct of Egypt's security forces has turned into a pressing issue.
February 14, 2015
Latest Sinai attack whips up nationalist fervour in Egypt
A stepped-up campaign against the militants is expected to begin soon, raising the prospect of major clashes and further casualties, Youssef Hamza says.
February 1, 2015
Why police killing divides Egypt’s anti-government protesters
Shaimaa El Sabbagh was demonstrating peacefully with about 40 people in downtown Cairo when she was shot dead by police.
January 31, 2015
One year on, Iraq’s struggle to retake Fallujah from ISIL continues
Iraq’s military has made a partial recovery following its collapse in the face of ISIL’s summer blitz but the country's slow-moving fight against the extremists has also highlighted sectarian tensions.
January 17, 2015
Egypt and Qatar on the rocky road to reconciliation
Relations between Cairo and Doha may have thawed in recent weeks, but healing of the deep rifts between them could take some time, writes Youssef Hamza
December 23, 2014