egypt al-sisi

Filmmaker Who Directed Video Mocking Egypt’s President Dies in Jail

Regime accused of arresting anyone critical of head of state; NGOs claim there are 65,000 political prisoners

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
04/05/2020
LIBYAN GOVERNMENT forces take position during fighting in Ain Zara, in Tripoli, earlier this week
Behind the Lines: Generals vs Islamists in Libya

Regional rivals clash via proxies in Tripoli fight.

Majority of Egyptians vote to keep Sisi in power until 2030

The amendments, which were approved by Egypt's parliament last week, will extend Sisi's current term to six years from four and allow him to run again for a third six-year term in 2024.

By REUTERS
23/04/2019
Egypt to vote on constitutional amendments amid fairness and transparency

Al-Sisi’s term could last until 2030 with new tweaks to the law.

By MINA NADER/THE MEDIA LINE
19/04/2019
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
New constitutional amendments could allow Sisi to stay in power till 2034

The proposed amendments were submitted to the speaker of parliament on Sunday. Any changes need approval by two-thirds of parliament members, followed by a referendum.

By REUTERS
04/02/2019
Egyptian President el-Sisi and CBS

There have been two elections, and Sisi won both overwhelmingly. He received almost 40 million votes. If he was so hated, why did the people not refuse to vote?

09/01/2019
Sisi: Egyptian planes cross to the Israeli side in joint war on terror

"The United States is responsible for security in the world," the president told CBS.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in New York
Egypt's Sisi: Military cooperation with Israel at unprecedented levels

Comments were made during an interview with CBS News set to be aired on Sunday

Egyptian court to consider eliminating presidential term limits

Supporters say current constitution reflects an Islamist agenda and is insufficient for Sisi to carry out sweeping reforms.

By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER , MINA NADER/THE MEDIA LINE
14/12/2018
Egyptian lawyer detained after wearing yellow vest

In the crackdown since Sisi's 2014 election, thousands of his opponents and critics as well as alleged Islamist militants and secular rights activists have been arrested.

By REUTERS
11/12/2018
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