The hashtag #We_DoNotWant_Sisi in Arabic, went viral on social media on Tuesday night, following a remark made by Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi that he would “not remain in his position for one second,” if the people did not want him. Sisi’s remarks came during his speech at the third[…]
Egypt faces social unrest stirred by its ongoing economic hardship, intelligence officials have warned President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as Cairo went into lockdown on Friday amid protests against price rises and austerity measures. A high-ranking person within al-Mukhabarat al-Amma (General Intelligence Directorate), the country’s top security service, told Middle East[…]
Egypt’s parliament has convened for the first time in almost four years since the chamber was dissolved. Sunday’s session in expected to be the first of many to focus on ratifying dozens of laws put in place by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the military general who deposed Mohamed Morsi[…]
Egyptian opposition groups and human rights campaigners have called for the investigation and arrest of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and members of his entourage during his visit to London amid condemnation of the “red carpet” welcome extended by the British government to a leader accused of plunging his country[…]
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said the security measures taken by his country along the border with Gaza were not aimed at “harming” Palestinians. “The measures taken by Egypt to secure its eastern borders are in full coordination with the Palestinian Authority and cannot have the aim of[…]
OPINION by Ibrahim Vawda – The Media Review Network (MRN) finds that the support given to Al Sisi by Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority (PA) is deeply concerning, irregular and condemnable. His open allegiance to Al Sisi and by extension to Israel is a vindication of the viewpoint that[…]
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday approved an anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers in the face of a two-year-long insurgency that aims to topple his government. The law also details sentences for various crimes ranging from five years to the death[…]
Dressed in military fatigues, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday for the first time since Sinai-based militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) group killed 21 Egyptian soldiers, according to official sources. Sisi’s visit was carried out under heavy security and with the utmost discretion.[…]
Hundreds of Egyptian expats gathered outside Darul Islam masjid in Surry Estate after Jumuah on Friday afternoon to voice their disdain at the current political situation in Egypt. Today marks two years since the military coup which saw the removal of democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi. Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood[…]
Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, appears poised to further crack down on dissent after announcing he would fast-track the judicial process in the aftermath of the assassination of the country’s lead prosecutor. On Tuesday, Sisi promised new laws that will allow Egyptian courts to speed up hearings, and appeared to[…]
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