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Sixth President of Egypt

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Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: Sixth President of Egypt
Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi is an Egyptian politician who is the sixth and current President of Egypt, former Director of Military Intelligence, former Minister of Defence, and former General. Starting 10 February 2019, Sisi also began serving a one-year term as Chairperson of the African Union, which concluded in 2020.

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Egypt presses on with new capital amid outbreak [Video]

Egypt presses on with new capital amid outbreak

While Egypt’s economy has stumbled due to the coronavirus outbreak, construction at a new capital taking shape east of Cairo is continuing at full throttle after a short pause to adjust working..

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Egypt's Sisi calls for boost of strategic food reserves during coronavirus outbreak

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has told the relevant authorities to boost strategic reserves of staple goods, a presidency spokesman said on Monday, as global concerns about food security rise..
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Egypt's Sisi tells authorities to boost strategic food reserves

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has told the relevant authorities to boost strategic reserves of staple goods, a presidency spokesman said on Monday, as global concerns about food security rise..
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Trump tells Sisi U.S. to pursue efforts for deal on Ethiopia dam: Egypt presidency

U.S. President Donald Trump told Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday that Washington will keep up efforts for a deal among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a dam Ethiopia is building on..
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Trudeau raises issue of detained Canadians with Egypt's Sisi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he raised the cases of Canadians being detained in Egypt with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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Pompeo expresses outrage to Sisi over death of U.S. citizen

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed outrage during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over the "pointless and tragic death" of detained U.S. citizen Moustafa Kassem in..
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Trump, Egypt's Sisi agree on need to end Libya conflict: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed in a phone call on Thursday that they reject "foreign exploitation" in Libya and urged parties to the conflict to take..
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Egypt reinstates Information Ministry in cabinet portfolio reshuffle

Egypt will reinstate the country's information ministry and President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has put the prime minister directly in charge of the government's investment portfolio, in a cabinet reshuffle..
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Egypt’s Sisi reiterates Qatar must meet 13 demands to resolve crisis

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi reiterated on Tuesday that Qatar must meet the 13 demands requested by the quartet of nations that cut trade and transport ties with the Gulf state in 2017 in..
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Egypt urges decisive action against states backing 'terror'

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president Wednesday called for “decisive” and “collective” action against countries supporting “terrorism" in an apparent reference to Turkey and Qatar, who back the..
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Trump speaks with Egypt's Sisi, backs talks on disputed Ethiopia dam

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday and voiced support for negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a giant hydroelectric dam on..
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Leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia to meet on Nile dam standoff: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building..
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Egyp, Iraq discuss Syria after Turkish offensive: Egypt state TV

Egypt's Sisi and Iraqi president Barham Salih discussed over the phone on Wednesday the situation in Syria after the Turkish offensive, according to Egypt's state TV.
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Egypt says restored food subsidies to nearly 2 million after Sisi tweets

Egypt said on Tuesday it had returned nearly 2 million people to its food subsidy program since February, two days after tweets by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in which he said he was personally..
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Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues

A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested on Sunday, said his family and a security source, the latest detention in what activists say is the largest wave of..
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Mia Farrow on world hunger : "Hopelessness is a luxury we can't afford"

In tonight's edition of Eye on Africa, activist Mia Farrow joins us on the program to talk about her fight against malnutrition and extreme hunger in Chad and South Sudan.Also, scattered..
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Egyptian President El Sisi: no reason for concern over protests

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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi dismissed concerns about anti-government protests after returning from New York on Friday, as police undertook a massive operation in the capital Cairo to prevent..
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Egypt's security forces move to block anti-Sisi protests

Egyptian police mounted a huge show of force in central Cairo and closed off entrances to Tahrir Square on Friday after calls for protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi following opposition..
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Egypt prepares for day of possible violence amid calls for duelling protests over Sisi's rule

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Egypt readied itself for a day of potential violence as both anti-government protesters and supporters of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi were being called to take to the streets. More than 2,000 people..
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Egypt's Sisi plays down repeat protest call as security tightened

Egypt's president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday, as security forces tightened controls in the center of the capital and closed off entrances..
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The Egyptian calling for a revolution against al-Sisi

Mohamed Ali is a former Egyptian military contractor calling for protests against Egypt's president.
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Crackdown widens after call for new protests in Egypt

At least 1,900 people have been detained since protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi began in Cairo and other Egyptian cities last Friday, the head of a rights monitoring group said on..
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Egypt detains more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests: NGOs

egypt detains more than 1,000 after anti-sisi protests: ngos
Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, rights groups said on Wednesday, broadening a crackdown that has seen prominent critics detained after rare protests calling for the ouster of..
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Egypt on edge after first anti-Sisi protest for years

Scattered protests in Egypt in the past few days highlight the risk that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi could face broader dissent, driven by grievances over economic austerity and allegations of..
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More than 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests: rights monitors

Egyptian authorities have detained more than 1,100 people since the weekend, when protests were held in several cities calling on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to quit, human rights monitors said on..
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Egypt's Sisi says time to end Libya's militia 'chaos', external interference

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday that a concerted effort was needed to stop militias taking control of Libya and to prevent external actors from intervening there.
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Egypt's Sisi says need to stop external actors interfering in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday that a concerted effort was needed to stop militias taking control of Libya and to prevent external actors from intervening there.
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Trump backs Egypt's Sisi in face of some protests back home

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday gave strong backing to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as Sisi grapples with protests at home, saying the United States and Egypt have a great long-term..
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Egypt: Protests and clashes enter second day

Dozens are reportedly arrested in Suez as protests continue against President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.
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Dozens arrested after rare protests against Sisi

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CAIRO: Protests erupted overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in a rare show of dissent quickly quashed by authorities. Hundreds of..
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Egypt protests: Anti-government chants in Tahrir Square

Rare protests have taken place in Egypt, calling for the removal of President Abdul Fattah Sisi.
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Egypt's Sisi rebuffs videos alleging corruption

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday allegations of corruption within the army and government were "lies and slander", in his first public response to graft accusations that have..
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Egypt's Sisi selects new public prosecutor: sources

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has selected long-time judiciary official Hamada al-Sawy as public prosecutor, judicial sources said on Thursday, the first such appointment since the..
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Groups slam UN-Egypt conference; el-Sissi ratifies NGO bill

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CAIRO (AP) — Several Egyptian rights groups urged a U.N. agency to rule out Egypt as the host of its conference on torture because of the country’s dismal human rights record. The development came..
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Egypt's Sisi calls deadly car bombing 'terrorist incident'

A huge explosion caused by a speeding car in central Cairo overnight, killing at least 20 people, was a "terrorist incident," Egypt's president said Monday.
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Macron, Sisi discuss Libya ceasefire

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PARIS - France's President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday about the situation in Libya calling for a ceasefire "very soon" between the warring sides,...
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Egyptian Cabinet Member Appears To Threaten Dissidents Living Abroad With Beheading

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A member of Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi’s cabinet threatened to behead dissidents abroad during an official visit to Canada, drawing her finger across her neck in a throat-cutting gesture..
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Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV

The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Egypt's state TV said on Saturday,..
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Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians.
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