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Monday, March 19, 2018

Egyptian Leader Says He Won’t ‘Interfere’ In Verdicts Against Journalists

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Striking a defiant tone amid a cascade of international criticism, President Abdel Fattah Sisi declared Tuesday that he would not intercede in the case of three journalists from the broadcaster Al Jazeera, who were sentenced a day earlier to lengthy prison terms. The sentencing of the three […]

June 24, 2014

Egypt Presidential Candidate Sisi Says Muslim Brotherhood ‘Finished’

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood can look for no handouts from Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man expected to be Egypt’s next president. Nor, apparently, can secular opponents of the government. In the first televised question-and-answer session of his campaign, which aired Monday night with another segment to follow on Tuesday […]

May 6, 2014