Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
28 Apr 2020
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday ordered the renewal for three months of a long-running state of emergency, citing health as well as security concerns.
26 Feb 2020
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi paid his respects Wednesday at the military funeral of former leader Hosni Mubarak, whose three decades of strong-arm rule ended in the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
29 Jul 2019
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met in Cairo Monday powerful Sudanese military General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, whose forces have been accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on protesters.
22 Jun 2019
It has become common in recent months for media reports to say Donald Trump calls his proposed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the "deal of the century," a phrase seen as indicative of Trump's real estate style of diplomacy.
21 May 2019
Egyptian authorities have ordered the release of a former diplomat who was detained after proposing a referendum on the regime of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, his lawyer said on Monday.
24 Feb 2019
European and Arab leaders on Sunday opened their first summit in a bid to bolster cooperation as EU President Donald Tusk said neighbours "should not leave it to powers far from our region", alluding to China and Russia. Host Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi painted a "bleak" picture for a region hit by wars and…
24 Feb 2019
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt...
16 Feb 2019
Egypt's army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were "eliminated" and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops are fighting the Islamic State group.
11 Feb 2019
African heads of states and business leaders will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to examine opportunities to accelerate the continent’s economic...
10 Feb 2019
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.
9 Feb 2019
Nearly six years after the African Union shut it out in the cold, Egypt will take the organisation's helm -- and strengthening multilateral powers is unlikely to be on the agenda.
27 Jan 2019
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived Sunday in Cairo for talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, airport sources said, as deadly protests rock his country. Bashir's visit to Cairo is his second trip abroad since the demonstrations erupted in Sudan last month against worsening economic hardships before mushrooming into calls for an end to…