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Egypt

Abdel Fattah Khalil el Sisi

Date of Birth: 19 November 1954
Place of Birth: Cairo


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Between money and the military

In all three factions there are senior officers whose core aim is to derail the political transition to civil rule instead establishing an authoritarian military-backed regime on the lines of General Abdel Fattah el Sisi's in Egypt...

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Dubaiba's honeymoon

For his part the new President Mohamed Younes Manfi had talks in Paris with Emmanuel Macron on 23 March and then with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in Cairo two days later...


Frosty formality

One of the first calls that Trump made to a foreign leader after his inauguration was to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi who made an official visit to Washington in April 2017...


Stirring the regional pot

The AU is brokering negotiations over the dam and in February President Abdel Fattah el Sisi said he was confident of a solution...


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Border ructions escalate over Al Fashqa

Decoded Ethiopia's foreign ministry was arguing that the close relations between Sudan's military leader General Abdel Fattah Burhan and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi were driving Khartoum's handling of the border issue...

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Abiy risks more war

Egypt has been quick to back Sudan announcing its full support for Sudan's right to protect the security of its territory; the head of Egypt's General Intelligence Service Gen Abbas Kamel met Gen Burhan and Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' in Khartoum on 4 January to discuss Ethio-Sudan relations and GERD and a week later Lt Gen Shams el Din Kabashi a member of Sudan's Sovereign Council briefed President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in Cairo...


Building the house of Sisi

The advent of the Joe Biden administration will put the Egyptian authorities on the defensive over human rights even if President Abdel Fattah el Sisi would rather no one talked about his crackdown on dissent and Islamist groups which has seen tens of thousands arrested since he first came to power in a 2013 military coup (AC Vol 61 No 1 Polls poverty and protest)...


Abiy’s search for legitimacy

Egypt's relationship with Ethiopia's neighbours will continue to increase following recent military manoeuvres with Sudan President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's visit to South Sudan and Egyptian delegations visiting Somaliland and Somalia...


Risks on all fronts

Ethiopia might benefit from the electoral defeat of United States President Donald Trump removing one of the strongest supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's position on the GERD...


Red lines in the sand

In June Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi said that the Libyan central coastal town of Sirte and the airbase at Jufra further south both held by General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) were red lines warning the Government of National Accord and its Turkish backers that Egypt would intervene if they were attacked...


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