Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) arrives at the opening of the Mohamed Najib military base.
(photo credit: COURTESY OF THE EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY)
FOUR YEARS SINCE SISI’S ‘REVOLUTION’
Al Jazeera, Qatar, July 16 More than 40 Egyptian soldiers were killed recently in an armed confrontation with Islamic State forces located south of the border city of Rafah. That same day, a gunman opened fire and killed three soldiers posted in the outskirts of Cairo. Similar events took place in other parts of the country and, in less than two weeks, close to 600 Egyptian citizens lost their lives – whether in violent confrontations with terrorist groups or at the very hands of the regime.
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