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Egypt: Sisi vows to curb army influence in new IMF bailout

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has vowed to reduce the military’s undue influence over the country’s economy as part of a new $3 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout. The package of measures that will be introduced will address Cairo’s economic woes including a foreign currency crisis, a weakening pound …

Egypt on ‘high alert’ as protests planned for COP27

Egypt has been placed on a ‘state of high alert’ after activists urged Egyptians to take to the streets on 11 November to protest against deteriorating economic and human rights conditions and Sisi’s political policies.

Stop Funding Sisi’s House of Cards: As the Egyptian president spends on projects of questionable value, the people are suffering

Against the backdrop of entirely preventable catastrophes, Egyptians—like many living in middle- and low-income countries around the world—are confronting a food crisis caused by forces beyond their own government’s control. They are also grappling with a financial crisis that is entirely of Sisi’s making