Egypt: Insurgency-military conflict intensifies, with July 2017 showing new records

Egypt is witnessing a broad reduction in the number of critical incidents on the year-over-year basis, as tracked by MEA Risk’s Critical Incidents Tracker. Compared to July 2016, the number of incidents considered to have had an impact on stability in Egypt fell 51.8%...

Nigeria Security Notification: oil companies may be required to relocate to Niger Delta: security implications

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Instability in North Africa and Sahel claims over 8,500 deaths in 2016. MEA Risk expects 2017 to be another crisis year

Miami, FL – MEA Risk LLC – The North Africa and Sahel zone witnessed a 16.0% increase in the number of destabilizing critical incidents in 2016 to a total of 11,916, according to MEA Risk LLC. Despite such increase, MEA Risk’s Instability Index, measuring the...

Turkey maintains pressure on Islamic State in and out of its territory

Battling on various fronts, Turkey is also facing an aggressive Islam State, which has been responsible for many terror attacks with Turkey. Over the past couple of days, the Turkish military has been increasing its anti-IS campaign both within Turkey proper and...

Egypt: Ramadan 2016 mid-point stability and security analysis

Egypt seems to be going through a quiet period as we reach the mid-point of Ramadan this year (2016). Terror activity, although still a major issue specifically in North Sinai, has eased in most of the country, all while the military remains highly aggressive in its...

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