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Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

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.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in on Saturday for a second four-year term in office as the country faces major economic and security challenges.

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term but with a lower turnout, official results showed on Monday.

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in a presidential election to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known politician who has struggled to make the case he is a serious contender.

Shafik's whereabouts unknown after return to Egypt

Shafik's whereabouts unknown after return to Egypt

Ahmed Shafik, a former air force commander and government minister, has been seen as the strongest potential opponent of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is widely expected to run for a second term next year.

Little progress on respecting human rights: US to deny Egypt $290mn aid

Little progress on respecting human rights: US to deny Egypt $290mn aid

The United States has decided to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and to delay a further $195 million because of its failure to make progress on respecting human rights and democratic norms, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Sisi in UAE for talks

Sisi in UAE for talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday for talks with top officials, state media said.

Egyptian parliament approves state of emergency

Egyptian parliament approves state of emergency

Egypt's parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after deadly church bombings, state-run Nile News television reported.

Sisi orders troop deployment after church bombings

Sisi orders troop deployment after church bombings

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered military troops be deployed across the country on Sunday, his office said in a statement, after 43 people were killed in bomb attacks on two churches.

King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia

King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has invited Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to visit his country, a public show of good relations following months of tension between the Arab world's most populous state and its richest.

Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will reshuffle his cabinet soon, he told state newspapers in an interview published on Tuesday.

Egypt's Sisi expresses support for Syrian military

Egypt's Sisi expresses support for Syrian military

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he supports the Syrian military, a position at odds with that of countries like Saudi Arabia.