Ed Husain

The Arab Street

Husain examines politics, society, and radicalism in the greater Middle East.

The Week Ahead: Attack in Egypt’s Sinai, Bilateral Talks on Syria, Transition in Libya

by Ed Husain Monday, August 6, 2012
Egyptian soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in Rafah city on the Egyptian border (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters). Egyptian soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in Rafah city on the Egyptian border (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters).

Egypt. Following yesterday’s attack on Egyptian border guards that left at least sixteen dead, President Mohammed Morsi has held an emergency meeting with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and will travel to Sinai today. Meanwhile, SCAF has vowed to step up efforts to secure the area and root out militants. Read more »