military in egypt

Yom Kippur war

On anniversary of Yom Kippur war, Egypt wonders: Is Israel still the enemy?

October 6 is a national holiday in Egypt to celebrate what is considered to be the Egyptian army’s victory over Israel in 1973.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Analysis: Egyptian diplomacy pushes France aside

“Sisi understands that he is dealing with a statesman who is strong. Forget the [domestic] investigations against him. Sisi sees Netanyahu as someone who can deliver.”


In Egypt, ex-military men fire up Islamist insurgency

Sisi views militants as existential threat, as they kill hundreds of soldiers, police.


Arab states project months-long military campaign in Yemen

Yemen has struggled to regain stability since mass protests in 2011.

Supporters of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Tahrir square in Cairo

Two constitutions, two directions

While Tunisia is taking steps toward the vision of a democratic system, Egypt’s Sisi is reasserting the primacy of the military.

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