Egypt's Sisi to run for president, vows to tackle militancy
A Sisi presidency would mark a return to the days when Egypt was led by men from the military, a pattern briefly interrupted by Mursi's one year in office after his 2012 victory in Egypt's first democratic presidential election. Among his supporters ...
General Who Led Takeover of Egypt to Run for President
Egypt Appoints a New Defense Minister
A death sentence for 529: How Egypt lost sight of rule of law
529 Reasons to Doubt Egyptian Justice
New York Times
CAIRO — It was the kind of mass death sentence that seems to come from another time and place. But the news on Monday that an Egyptian judge had handed down a verdict condemning 529 people to execution was all too real, even as the particulars of the ...
Egypt's military chief Sisi quits to run for presidency
Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency. In a widely expected announcement, he said on state TV he was appearing "in my military uniform for the last time".
Egypt's El-Sisi to resign, paving way for presidential bid
(CNN) -- Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced Wednesday that he would resign and declared his candidacy in national elections that are expected later this year. Defense Minister El-Sisi, 59, must leave the army to run for president. He ...
Egypt considers referring Renaissance Dam file to The Hague
The Specialized National Councils in Egypt filed an important report to the presidency, including a study about referring the issue of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to the International Court of Justice for arbitration. The report was prepared in Egypt ...
Egypt's Abdel Fatah al-Sissi declares intent to run for presidency
CAIRO — Three years ago, Abdel Fatah al-Sissi was a mostly unknown member of a council of Egypt's top military officers. On Wednesday, the field marshal, whose image is now plastered on billboards and chocolate bars, declared what everyone in this ...
Egypt prosecutor orders third mass trial for 919 islamists
Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered two new mass trials for 919 suspected Islamists on charges that include murder, despite international criticism of an earlier trial that issued death sentences against hundreds of defendants. Students, most ...
Egypt's al-Sisi Sheds Uniform, Readies for Presidency
In Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi's dream, approximately 35 years ago, he chatted with late Egyptian president Anwar Sadat. The two men exchanged pleasantries and Sadat told Sisi he always knew he was destined to lead Egypt. Sisi replied, “I also know that I'm ...
El-Sissi holds powerful place in Egypt's shattered political scene
U.S. News & World Report
In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks in a nationally televised speech, announcing that he will run for president, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. In a ...
In Egypt's political vacuum, el-Sissi looms large
CAIRO — Former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, if he wins Egypt's presidency as is widely expected, will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene. Egypt's once dominant political force, the Muslim Brotherhood, is crushed ...