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National political dialogue: Sisi speaks on critics, opposition group awaits promised prisoner releases

Speaking on the national dialogue, a recently announced public consultation process that is billed to involve all political actors in the country, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appeared on Saturday to warn off prospective participants who intend to criticize the state’s performance.

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Political opposition attend presidential iftar, demand release of political prisoners, as Sisi calls for ‘national dialogue’

Several prominent opposition politicians who have been sidelined by the state in recent years made a high profile appearance at the annual Egyptian Family Iftar on Tuesday, where the president called for a yet-to-be-defined “national dialogue.”

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Egypt: The secret of seven decades of military rule

This July will mark 70 years of military rule in Egypt. Other than the one-year interregnum of 2012-13 under President Mohamed Morsi, when the military hovered in the wings plotting his overthrow, officers have exercised unbroken, absolute power, thus setting a world record for the duration of military dictatorship.

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Sisi’s mythmaking on January 25th Revolution exposes the regime’s fears that it could happen again

The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi never misses a chance to condemn the 25 January revolution, deriding it as the “conspiracy which almost broke Egypt”, and would have left it in ruins – another Syria, Iraq or Libya. He doesn’t stop there – again and again we hear him blame …

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