Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

Egypt's Sisi appoints raft of new governors in new shake-up

Egyptian President Blasts U.N. as Ineffective, Lacking Credibility

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, during his address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, condemned the international body for lacking credibility and being ineffective in the Arab region and Africa, citing the ongoing conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Yemen.

An aerial view of the coast of the Red Sea and the two islands of Tiran and Sanafir is pictured through the window of an airplane near Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egyptian Court Scuttles Plan to Give Contested Islands to Saudi Arabia

A political crisis is brewing in Egypt, as the High Administrative Court (one of three bodies that effectively fills the role of Supreme Court in Egypt) shot down a plan by the administration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to hand over a pair of disputed Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.


Egypt Police Deploy Tear Gas on Anti-Government Protests

The Guardian reports: Security forces in Egypt have used teargas to disperse small protests against the president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, witnesses have said, deterring what opposition groups had expected to be a day of large demonstrations against his rule. This


Islamic State Hopes to Poach Recruits from Fractured Muslim Brotherhood

JAFFA, Israel – The Islamic State has been exploiting mounting divisions within Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood – which culminated in the movement’s failure to organize a meaningful protest on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution last week – to recruit

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EXCLUSIVE – Hamas Posts Surveillance Cameras Along Egypt Border

JAFFA, Israel – Hamas security forces fixed surveillance cameras near the Gaza-Egypt border after Egyptian troops shot dead a young Gazan who swam into the country’s territorial waters.  The cameras are meant to “document the Egyptian forces’ human rights violations,”

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Egypt Fears Anniversary of Revolution May be Opposition’s Tour de Force

JAFFA, Israel – The Egyptian government and media have stepped up efforts to quell potential riots on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution. President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi fears that the Muslim Brotherhood will exploit today’s anniversary to stage riots against