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Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

U.S. Envoy Targets Egypt At U.N. Over Journalist Arrests

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Attacking journalists and prosecuting critical voices fuels violent extremism rather than preventing it, the United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday in a thinly veiled warning to Egypt, which chaired the meeting. “Arresting journalists, sentencing reporters to death, treating media as an enemy of the state – such […]

May 11, 2016

Egypt’s Sisi Ditches Uniform, Quits As Defense Minister

By Jay Deshmukh Cairo (Egypt) (AFP) — Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ditched his military fatigues on Thursday and resigned as Egypt’s defense minister, a day after announcing he would stand for president. Sisi turned up in civilian clothes at the weekly cabinet meeting to submit his resignation after quitting as army chief the previous […]

March 27, 2014