The Egyptian presidency has hailed what it calls a new beginning in ties with Turkey, a day after Egypt’s leader shook hands with his Turkish counterpart for the first time.
This past April, during an event known as the Egyptian family iftar and in the presence of prominent opposition figures, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the launch of a national dialogue process and a “presidential pardon committee”, sparking hopes for much-needed political and economic reforms that could ease the repression …
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi was photographed shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the 2022 World Cup in Doha, Qatar.
The Egyptian presidency announced that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Tuesday, with officials of companies affiliated with the Egyptian Armed Forces, to discuss offering these companies on the stock exchange and market.
US president Joe Biden arrived in Egypt’s Sharm Al Sheikh on Friday to attend the UN global climate summit COP27.
In January 2011, Tahrir Square teemed with revolutionaries demanding the resignation of Egypt’s then-president, Hosni Mubarak. A surging sea of young people, armed with banners and chants, transformed the polluted roundabout into a site of radical participatory democracy.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has stressed the importance of a maritime demarcation agreement with Cyprus and Greece in the East Mediterranean, as well as an accord signed with Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has pardoned a prominent parliamentarian and opposition activist who was imprisoned for three years on charges of fomenting “unrest against the state”.
More and more Egyptians online are calling for anti-government protests on 11 November to coincide with COP27 as human rights abuses in the country continue.
On 13 September, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi paid a two-day visit to Qatar. This was Sisi’s first trip to Doha since Egypt and Qatar reconciled through the al-Ula summit of January 2021.