Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi more determined in terror fight after attacks

A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on October 22, 2017 shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi (2nd-L), Interior Minister General Magdi Abdel Ghaffar (2nd-R), Egyptian head of general intelligence Khaled Fawzy (L) and security officials in Cairo. (AFP photo) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi more determined in terror fight after attacks

A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on October 22, 2017 shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi (2nd-L), Interior Minister General Magdi Abdel Ghaffar (2nd-R), Egyptian head of general intelligence Khaled Fawzy (L) and security officials in Cairo. (AFP photo) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi […]

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Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi extends state of emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi attends the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries on the sidelines of the 2017 BRICS Summit in Xiamen, southeastern China’s Fujian Province on September 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi extended for the second time a state of emergency, first declared following deadly church bombings […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi allows ‘systematic torture’ in jails: Human Rights Watch

The file photo shows people in a defendants’ cage during a hearing in Egypt. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has permitted “systematic” torture in detention centers, a practice likely amounting to a crime against humanity. In a 63-page report released on Wednesday, the New York-based rights group said the Interior Ministry had […]

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Egypt to bring killers of Italian student to justice: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi looks on to Hungarian president Janos Ader (unseen) during a visit at the presidential palace in Budapest on July 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi assured a delegation of Italian lawmakers on Tuesday that his government was committed to bringing to justice those responsible for the […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratifies controversial islands deal with Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (AFP photo) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has endorsed a controversial agreement with Saudi Arabia on the transfer of the sovereignty of two Red Sea islands to the kingdom. A cabinet statement issued on Saturday announced Sisi’s ratification of the 2016 maritime border demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia, which gives […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi vows to stand by Syrians against terrorists

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country supports a “united Syria” and a political resolution to the foreign-sponsored militancy that has ravaged the Arab country for six years and killed thousands of people. “Speaking of Egypt’s stance on Syria, we want a united Syria, a political agreement to resolve the crisis, and reconstruction of Syria. […]

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Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi says Cairo backs Syrian forces

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi (Photo by AFP) Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi says his administration supports Syrian government forces fighting to cleanse Syria of foreign-sponsored terrorists. Sisi said in a recent interview with the Portuguese broadcaster RTP that the Syrian military was capable of restoring stability to the country. “Our priority is to support national armies, for […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi names five former army generals as provincial governors

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ©AFP Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has named five former army generals as new provincial governors as part of appointments that increase the influence of military and security figures on crucial bodies. The five new provincial governors were sworn in during a ceremony at the presidential compound on Wednesday. Atef Abdel-Hamid, a […]

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