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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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Richer military, fewer voters

With the record low turnout for the general elections on 18-19 October likely to delegitimise Parliament and further strengthen the hand of President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, the military and the security services are grabbing more financial privileges...


First laws, then parliament

There is little chance of the laws passed during the first part of President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's rule being repealed, as the new constitution allows only 15 days for the Parliament to review the legislation passed by decree...


Mote and beemer

It is well-known in Cairo that there are family ties between the Ghabbours and Munir Fakhry Abdel Nour, who has been Minister of Trade, Industry, and Investment since Abdel Fatah el Sisi led the military takeover in July 2013...


Attacks bring 'state of war'

The modest security gains which President Abdel Fatah el Sisi's military regime could claim have all but dissolved in a deluge of violence initiated by Islamists and unmatched since the military coup of July 2013...


Taxing tensions

President Abdel Fatah el Sisi has thrown his weight behind a campaign to launch a strong economic recovery by attracting billions of dollars of private investment...


Grand union on show

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el Sisi, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir signed a declaration of principles in Khartoum on 23 March, ostensibly resolving all conflict...


More war, more talks

This has generally been interpreted as part of a wider campaign based on the desire of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el Sisi and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahayan, to destroy the Muslim Brotherhood as a political force (AC Vol 54 No 17, High stakes in the Sinai fight)...

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To vote, talk or fight

On 30 January, President Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi cut short his visit to the African Union summit in Ethiopia after jihadists killed 32 police and others in Sinai...


El Sisi consolidates

President Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi will appoint a further 27 members...


The long goodbye

While official Algeria and its friends still talk of a commitment to pluralist politics and civilian presidents, some officers are impressed by the career of officer-turned-President Abdel Fatah el Sisi in Egypt...


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