On September 21, 2021, members of the Sudanese military attempted to overthrow the government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in a failed coup d’etat. The attempt was allegedly the product of soldiers and civilian politicians previously linked to former strongman Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir was deposed in a coup amid mass protests in April 2019, ending his 30-year regime which was itself initiated by a coup in 1989. Hamdok, » Read more about: Failed Coups But Successful Transition?: On Textualizing Sudan’s Latest Coup Plot »
The Coronavirus in Iran after a “Horrible Year”
Now that the Islamic State has all but been defeated, some Iranians are beginning to wonder what they will receive in return for supporting regional allies.
Holly Dagres, Iran expert, speaks with the Cairo Review’s Senior Editor Sean David Hobbs about the causes behind the protests that rocked Iran in late December, 2017 and early January, 2018.
Analysis on why the recent protests erupted in Tunisia.