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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.

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
A police officer patrols the Giza Pyramids on his camel on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt

A desperate call to lower the Egyptian birth rate… from an Egyptian

There have been several attempts in the past at lowering the birth rate in Egypt and they continue today with no great success.

01/11/2018

ISIS in Sinai: Battered, weakened but still dangerous

The members of the Sinai Province of the Islamic State are fueled by a never-ending sense of divine mission.

15/01/2018
United States Vice President Mike Pence

Mr. Pence’s high-stakes trip to Egypt

What will the vice president do to reassure Egyptians that America deeply respects them?

Bassem Youssef

Poking fun at anarchy

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef takes a biting look at the Arab Spring and Mideast turmoil.

By BEN FISHER
11/05/2017
Trump and Sisi

It’s time for Washington to strengthen ties with Egypt

The West needs a stable Egypt as a friend and an ally, now more than ever.

Hezbollah

According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change

Israel has learned the lessons of past missions and become more dangerous.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Mideast Monitor: What’s next for Sisi’s Egypt?

While Sisi’s rule does not appear to be in imminent danger, it is unwise to ignore the real and multiple difficulties confronting Egyptian society.

A poster celebrates the Egyptian army in Cairo.

Eliminating terror groups in Sinai a key priority for Egypt

Egypt feels the confrontation in Sinai is symbolic of a larger conflict with regional and global ramifications.

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