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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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Calling Trumpsville

Ban of brothersSuch a measure would be warmly endorsed by President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, who has banned the Ikhwan in Egypt, where it was founded by Hassan el Banna in 1928...

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Eritrea's unsettling alliance

Egypt is seeking Eritrea's help, along with that of Uganda and South Sudan, both of which President Abdel Fatah el Sisi visited in January, to pressure Ethiopia to make concessions over the GERD, which it believes could threaten Egypt's crucial irrigation and hydropower resources from the Nile (AC Vol 57 No 12, Dam provocations)...


Elusive legitimacy

Municipal elections are scheduled in 2017 but they are being overshadowed by preparations for the presidential election in mid-2018, in which the incumbent, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, is likely to seek a second term...


Taking a pounding

The financing plan dates back to July when President Abdel Fatah el Sisi launched a three-year strategy to raise US$21 billion from the IMF, World Bank and bilateral donors to plug the deficit (AC Vol 57 No 8, Desperately seeking dollars)...


Red Sea wrangles

President Abdel Fatah el Sisi ceded the islands to Saudi Arabia during a state visit by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud in April...


Angry Sisi lashes judiciary

The latest episode in the Red Sea islands saga has seen a judge make a ruling in open defiance of President Abdel Fatah el Sisi...


Desperately seeking dollars

President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's guest signed economic aid agreements worth US$22 billion and Saudi business people accompanying him pledged to pour funds into Egyptian development schemes...


Drawing a line in Libya

Cairo could provide useful support in Libya, although there is discomfort – more in London and Washington than in Paris – that the authoritarian President Abdel Fatah el Sisi might make a difficult ally...

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One country for old men

Arab donors, on the other hand, have been far more generous to President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's authoritarian revival in Egypt than to democratic Tunisia...


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