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Metrojet crash in the Sinai is likely to worsen Egyptian economy

Metrojet crash in the Sinai is likely to  worsen Egyptian economy

MEA Risk LLC released a research note following the UK government’s ordering a suspension of flights to the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, as a result of what it believed…

Maghreb Security: Easing of Tension vs. Ramadan, but Instability Remains Dangerously High

Maghreb Security: Easing of Tension vs. Ramadan, but Instability Remains Dangerously High

MEA Risk tracking firm says a return to a certain level of normalcy in the Maghreb region has been taking place ever since the end of Ramadan back in July. Yet…

Egypt: Factory fire kills 15 in Cairo

July 28, 2015 | Some 15 workers were killed in Cairo this morning as a result of a fire that devastated the furniture factory in the north of the capital…

Bloodiest Day in Algeria in Almost 15 Years

Bloodiest Day in Algeria in Almost 15 Years

The province of Ghardaia, in central Algeria has been the scene over the past few days of intercommunal clashes that are pitting two ethnic groups. MEA Risk trackers on the…

Terror in Tunisia and the Gloomy Outlook

Terror in Tunisia and the Gloomy Outlook

The attacks recently perpetrated against two hotels in Sousse confirm that Tunisia is now in a permanent state of war, and the future looks rather gloomy. The war being waged…

Governance in Tunisia: The Challenges of Restoring the Rule of Law

Governance in Tunisia: The Challenges of Restoring the Rule of Law

Now that Tunisia has managed to rebuild its government structures and a new constitution, how is it managing its transition to stability? The very existence of democratic institutions is indeed…

Mauritania’s Brutal Crackdown of Anti-Slavery Campaigners

Mauritania’s Brutal Crackdown of Anti-Slavery Campaigners

Mauritania is one of the very few countries that continues to endorse slavery in pratice, despite laws that ban it. And the government, dominated by Arab ethnics has been using…

Libya and its three Competing Power Centers

Libya and its three Competing Power Centers

The recent appointment of General Khalifa Haftar as top military commander is an indication that many Libyans are looking to unify their efforts against the Islamists. This appointment is also…

The Egyptian Government Signals Some Easing of an All-Out Repression Strategy

The Egyptian Government Signals Some Easing of an All-Out Repression Strategy

There are some tiny signals coming from Egypt that President Sissi and his government are looking to ease a few of the many severe repressive measures enacted since the ousting…

Death toll from Libya crises in 2014 exceeds 2,600 – 71% of the region’s casualties

Death toll from Libya crises in 2014 exceeds 2,600 – 71% of the region’s casualties

The year 2014 ended with at least 3,771 fatalities from Critical Incidents in the Maghreb and Sahel zones, based on MEA Risk LLC’s tracking service CIncidents. With an intense political…