Amira Howeidy's Articles

Protests against Tunisian President Kais Saied’s consolidation of power have resumed across Tunisia and in ever greater numbers.

The Tunisian president remains the face of Tunisia’s changing politics a month after appointing the Arab world’s first female prime minister, writes Amira Howeidy

The biggest mass resignation from the Islamist Ennahda Movement thus far took place this week as Tunisia’s political crisis worsens

Tunisian President Kais Said has attacked his critics in response to protests for and against him, reports Amira Howeidy

President Kaies Saied proclaimed that the 2014 constitution “is not eternal”, indicating plans to amend it

Going on vacation to Iraq or Libya? said no one ever. One Instagram account is attempting to reclaim the narrative around the MENA region beyond news headlines

Reeling from the Delta and Alpha variants, a collapsing healthcare system and a political crisis, Tunisia now has the highest death rates from Covid-19 in the region

Algerian voters snubbed the country’s legislative elections this week, deepening its legitimacy crisis, writes Amira Howeidy

The UNHRC resolution to form a commission of inquiry into the Gaza war is the first of its kind to investigate violations inside Israel. Rights defenders explain why this is a transformative moment

They rallied, went on strike, and unified against the occupation. Now the Israeli authorities are hunting down Palestinian activists

The first Palestinian elections for 15 years have been postponed after a predictable move by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

The power struggle between Tunisian President Kaies Saied and the biggest parliamentary bloc Ennahda is threatening the country’s political stability

Al-Ahram Weekly relishes that rare thing: A khayamiya exhibition at a Zamalek art gallery

Palestinian leader Mustafa Al-Barghouti explains to Al-Ahram Weekly the importance of the upcoming Palestinian elections, the first in 15 years

Egypt’s notable judge, historian and thinker Tarek El-Beshri passed away Friday at the age of 87 from coronavirus complications

The upcoming presidential elections in Palestine might open the door to Marwan Al-Barghouti, a political leader jailed for life by Israel, to become an icon of his people

The global mourning for Barghouti’s passing is not only testament to this poetic and literary virtuoso and to his political commitment, but also, and equally, to his striking personality

Qulqas is the worthiest epithet of Egyptian cuisine

A military court in Algeria has found the brother of ousted former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his allies innocent of conspiracy charges, reports Amira Howeidy

Algerian President Abdelmejid Tebboune has been receiving medical treatment in Germany since October, with his absence giving rise to alarm in the country

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