Egypt Islamist Party Backs Sisi Re-Election Bid

CAIRO – Egypt’s ultra-conservative Islamist Al-Nour party has decided to support President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in his bid to be re-elected in March, the party said on Sunday.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, shown here in March, is visiting the White House on April 3

Report: Qatari Ruling Family Importing Hezbollah Fighters for Protection

TEL AVIV — Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the ruler of Qatar, has started enlisting the help of Hezbollah fighters from Lebanon to secure his family and his rule, according to a report in Youm7 (seventh day), an Egyptian newspaper aligned with President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi.