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People walk in front of banners with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during preparations for

Running virtually unopposed, Sisi wins Egypt's low turnout election

Critics say the contest recalled the kind of vote that kept Arab autocrats in power for decades before the 2011 Arab Spring.


Sisi to win Egyptian election but seeks high turnout

Sisi, 63, faces only one challenger who is a long-time supporter of the president.


Foreign press comes under fire in run-up to Egypt’s election

The story of Younis is the most prominent among several cases that rocked Egypt late last month.

Egypt calls for BBC boycott amid dispute over critical report

The report came weeks before President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to stand for re-election virtually unopposed after opponents halted their campaigns and a top challenger was jailed.


Seven years later: The Arab Spring's messy endings

Most in the region are not looking back at those momentous events. Instead, they are dealing with the aftereffects.

Egypt elections

Polling for power

Recent elections in Egypt and Turkey have enabled their leaders to consolidate their rule

Elections législatives en Egypte

Pour al-Sissi, l'heure de vérité a sonné

L’Egypte vote pour renouveler son parlement. Objectif de l’actuel président : écarter les islamistes,et trouver le soutien nécessaire aux réformes

Netanyahu and Obama

Before the chickenshit hit the fan

Lapid doesn’t openly specify who’s to blame for what he brands a ‘crisis,’ but he does more than hint that it’s not above-reproach Obama.


Sisi’s moment

The new Egyptian leader will need to be able to point to achievements in the security and economic realms to avoid a renewal of social and political protests.

Egypt's Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meeting with Russian delegation in Cairo, Nov 14.

Sisi sweeps to victory in Egypt's presidential vote

Provisional results show the general who toppled Morsi has so far captured 93.3% of votes; Sisi's credibility questioned by low turnout rates.

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