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Abdel Fattah Khalil el Sisi

Date of Birth: 19/11/1954
Place of Birth: Cairo


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Waiting on the general

Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah represented Algeria at the Afcon final in Cairo – where President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's model of authoritarian rule is favoured by some but not all of the officer corps that have survived recent culls in Algiers...


The Crown Prince’s power play

Nile alliesHaving overthrown the late MB President Mohammed Morsi Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el Sisi is a committed MBZ ally...


Paris’s terror dilemma

Development in the Sahel will be a major theme of the G7 summit in Biarritz on 24-26 August to which Macron has invited Burkina's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré as current chair of the G5 and other African presidents: Senegal's Macky Sall Rwanda's Paul Kagame South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa the current African Union chair Abdel Fattah el Sisi and the AU commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat...


Sisi's Sinai stalemate

President Abdel Fattah el Sisi has repeatedly promised to deal with Islamic State's affiliate in the Sinai peninsula Wilayat Sina (WS-Sinai province) but without any decisive blows...


Military roadblocks

Burhan with professional ties dating back to his time at Cairo's military academy is particularly close to Egypt's Abdul Fattah el Sisi...


Freedom under fire

Their aim is to set up an authoritarian regime with a civilian patina modelled on President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's in Egypt...

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A battle against the clock

After the African Union's Peace & Security Commission gave the junta just 15 days to hand over executive power to civilians Egypt's President Abdul Fattah el Sisi convened another meeting of African leaders in clear contravention of AU statutes which extended the handover deadline to three months...


Hirak tracks west

Some saw President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's 89% 'yes' vote in the referendum on extending his presidential term to six years from four and allowing him to stand for a further term in 2024 as evidence that Egypt is unlikely to follow the insurgent path of Algeria and Sudan...


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