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Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi

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


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Pushback peril for Abiy

Strategically, it makes more sense for President Abdel Fatah el Sisi to keep using a hostile Eritrea as a means to exert pressure on Addis Ababa over the dam (AC Vol 58 No 3, Eritrea's unsettling alliance)...


Mixed messages

In the week after Abdel Fattah el Sisi secured a second term as President in an election without any credible rival candidates, a team from the Ministry of Finance made a series of presentations to European bond investors that culminated in a heavily oversubscribed issue of €2 billion in eight- and twelve-year securities...


Bombs, votes and petrodollars

The presidential election, to be held on 26-28 March, and all but certainly resulting in a second term for Abdel Fattah el Sisi, will be the major event of 2018...


Courtship and crackdowns

Attijariwafa Bank head Mohammed el Kettani revealed at the African Investment Forum in Sharm El Sheikh on 11 December, which was hosted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, that in the previous seven years Casablanca's biggest bank had invested over $1 billion in Africa...


El Sisi marshals his allies

The approach of Egypt's presidential elections, which are scheduled for April 2018, revealed a split among supporters of President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in the House of Representatives, a chamber often described as the 'president's parliament'...


States of failure

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el Sisi confirmed the attack, which came just days after Da'ish, in its latest massacre in Egypt, killed nearly 30 Coptic Christians in Minya Province on 26 May...


Squaring the triangle

President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, an early supporter, chaired unsuccessful talks in February between GNA representatives and Haftar's supporters in Tripoli...


Hot-money boost for economy

This has been a welcome development for the government of President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, as it offers some hope that the painful adjustment will eventually prove to have been worthwhile...

However, there is little chance that such discontent will be translated into any meaningful challenge to President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's campaign for re-election for a second term in mid-2018...


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