Tag: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt: Senior military officer killed in roadside bomb in Sinai

December 30, 2017

An army colonel died Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in the restive Sinai province, reports say. The attack took place outside the city of ... Read More

Al-Sisi, against all odds, expresses support for Bachar

November 23, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he supports the Syrian military, a position at odds with his country's Gulf donators like Saudi Arabia. The ... Read More

Controversy Surrounds IMF-EGYPT $12 billion Loan Deal

August 15, 2016

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently reached an initial agreement to lend $12 billion to Egypt to bolster an economy battered by years of unrest, ... Read More

Egypt: AI Bashes Cairo for Young Man’s 2-year Imprisonment without Trial

January 27, 2016

London-based human rights NGO Amnesty International Tuesday slammed Egyptian authorities for maintaining Mahmoud Hussein in prison for two years without trial and subjecting him to ... Read More

Libya: Haftar proposed as top army commander, parliament president to sign decree

February 26, 2015

Renegade army general Khalifa Haftar has been proposed by the president of the Libyan House of Representative Aguila Saleh as the top army commander and ... Read More

Egypt: Sisi speaks to Gulf leaders after airing of alleged recorded tape

February 10, 2015

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi spoke to the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to assure them of his goodwill ... Read More

Egypt will not stop Ethiopia’s development, President Sisi

January 13, 2015

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt will not obstruct the development ambitions of neighboring Ethiopia during a visit of a delegation led by ... Read More

Egypt resolved to fight terrorism, “external support”

October 27, 2014

Egypt decreed a state of emergency in north and central Sinai for the next three months following the terrorist attack at El-Arish checkpoint that killed ... Read More

Egypt : Investors waiting for key economic actions

October 1, 2014

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has spent 100 days in office marked with daring economic reforms that his predecessors have avoided as politically-risky reforms. The reforms ... Read More

Egypt: Terror Blasts Kill Two People, Brothers Under Suspicion

April 2, 2014

Two bombs exploded Wednesday outside Cairo University, killing at least two people including a top security officer and wounding five other security forces, the Egyptian ... Read More