Sinai Peninsula Terrorist Attack Kills 18

Sinai Peninsula Terrorist Attack Kills 18

Today, in the┬áSinai peninsula (located in Egypt) a terrorist attack killed 18 people and wounded several more. The attack took place near the town of Sheikh Zuweid at a military checkpoint, and resulted in the deaths of 15 soldiers (as well as three civilians.) Officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, claimed that this strike […]

John Oliver Talks About Egypt’s John Stewart

John Oliver Talks About Egypt’s John Stewart

John Oliver sat down recently for an NPR interview, where he talked about his show on HBO, Last Week Tonight, as well as about Bassem Youssef, considered Egypt’s “Jon Stewart”, mock political news anchor and host of the now-defunct El Barnameg. A British-born comedian, John Oliver worked with Jon Stewart as a correspondent on Stewart’s […]

Egypt Will Soon Begin Parliamentary Elections

Egypt Will Soon Begin Parliamentary Elections

Earlier this year, Egypt amended its constitution so the parliamentary elections would follow the presidential elections. Now that the presidential elections are over, Egypt is under pressure as it prepares for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Last year’s impeachment of elected president Mohamed Morsi caused political turmoil in Egypt. Accusations arised┬áthat deposed President Mohamed Morsi was […]