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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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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'...


Abuja's high hopes in New York

Da'ish fighters are a potent force in Libya in areas such as the Islamist fief of Dirna and in Egypt's Western Desert despite a wave of attacks from General Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army and President Abdul Fattah el Sisi's air force (AC Vol 58 No 12, States of failure)...


The great growth divide

A new gas production project due to start by the end of the year might relieve some of the gloom and President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's relentless glad-handing with regional leaders and his United States counterpart Donald Trump has helped to secure billions of aid dollars, unavailable to any other African economy...


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...


Two trumpeteers overboard

Haftar already enjoys strong support from two other presidents, Egypt's Abdel Fatah el Sisi and Russia's Vladimir Putin, both of whom are close to Trump...


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