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Effort needed to stop militias controlling Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a concerted effort was needed to stop militias taking control of Libya and prevent external actors from intervening. ...

Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent

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Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for...

Egypt’s Sisi meets Haftar

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern-based Libyan forces, who is under international pressure to halt an advance on Tripoli. Egypt...

Trump meets Sisi at the White House

US President Donald Trump praised his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as a “great president” as a bipartisan group of US lawmakers raised concerns...

Sis defends death penalty

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi defended the death penalty at a summit between Arab and European states, saying the regions had “two different cultures”. Rights...

Egyptian lawmakers back changes to presidential term

The Egyptian parliament approved in principle draft constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and tighten...

Macron tells Sisi human rights not separate from stability

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a trip to Cairo stability and security could not be separated from...

Egypt preparing for AU chairmanship

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Egypt is promoting itself as a linchpin for intra-African trade and a model of economic reform as it prepares to chair the African Union...

Sisi will be at Libya conference

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will attend a Libya conference in Palermo, state news agency MENA said, his first visit to Italy...

Egypt will protect Gulf Arabs

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said the army will come to the defence of Gulf Arabs if they face any direct threats,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...