Tyrant: Season 2


# Air Date Title
1 Jun 16

Mark of Cain

Barry waits to find out what his punishment will be for a failed coup, Jamal agonizes over the decision whether to execute him.

2 Jun 23

Enter the Fates

Barry is in the desert looking for salvation. Jamal attempts to deal with the loss of his brother.

3 Jun 30


Barry ends up being taken in by a Bedouin family. Jamal is upset over Tariq’s drastic military action.

4 Jul 07

A House Built on Sand

Barry attempts to adjust to his new identity. A highly decorated war hero is introduced to Jamal.

5 Jul 14

The Viper in the Palace

Molly and Sammy go to Abbudin to address the dispute over his inheritance; Jamal and Tariq’s feud over military strategy reaches the point of no return; Barry is afraid h…

6 Jul 21

The Other Brother

Barry decides to stay in Abuddin and make a stand against the Caliphate. Jamal pushes the Chinese diplomat for military support. Sammy discovers that Abdul has been kidnapped b…

7 Jul 28

The Awful Grace of God

Jamal believes that the country is spiraling out of control and wants to see a military victory.

8 Aug 04

Fathers and Sons

Suffering heavy losses, Barry wrestles with the notion that he needs the palace’s support to survive. As paranoia builds within Jamal, he questions where Rami’s loyalty lies. S…

9 Aug 11

Inside Men and Outside Women

Increasingly suspicious of those close to him, Jamal believes Khalil is the only person he can trust. Deciding he should no longer hide the truth, Barry reveals to Molly that h…

10 Aug 18


Despite having depleted forces, Barry prepares to lead a crucial mission. Fueled by his delusions, Jamal takes extreme action that has far-reaching ramifications. When tragedy…

11 Aug 25

Desert Storm

To secure military support, Barry takes advantage of a sandstorm to overrun the Caliphate’s military base. As the political tide shifts, Leila re-examines her loyalties and mak…

12 Sep 01

Pax Abuddin

It’s a new dawn in Abuddin, and Jamal’s fate – along with that of the Al-Fayeed family – remains uncertain. Recognizing the situation is ripe for turmoil, Barry enc…

13 Sep 08


About Tyrant

The series tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam “Barry” Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his homeland, accompanied by his American wife and children, for his nephew’s wedding. Barry’s reluctant homecoming leads to a dramatic clash of cultures as he is thrown back into the familial and national politics of his youth.