Tag: Egypt

A Sisi supporter in a pickup truck bearing the president's portrait in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square on January 25, 2018

Egypt: Party of Sisi Opponent in Presidential Race Endorsed Sisi

It looked as if Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would run for re-election unopposed, but a competing candidate managed to qualify for the March presidential election just minutes before the registration deadline. It probably still won’t be much of a race, as newly minted presidential candidate Mousa Mostafa Mousa leads a party that has endorsed Sisi for re-election and organized political events on the incumbent’s behalf within the last few days.