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Egypt lifts state of emergency after four years

Except for relatively brief periods before the assassination of President Sadat in 1981 and following the 2011 revolution, states of emergency have been in place since the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.

By MINA NADER/THE MEDIA LINE
27/10/2021

Behind the recent Egyptian-Israeli rapprochement - analysis

Egyptian President el-Sisi: "The current reality confirms President Sadat’s vision."

By MINA NADER/THE MEDIA LINE
18/10/2021

Sullivan stresses Biden's support for two-state solution in Sisi meeting

Biden has persistently spoken of the importance of two states but has not put forward any peace process to achieve that outcome.

30/09/2021
PROTESTING THE closure of Bab al-Hawa crossing in opposition-held Idlib, Syria, June 7.

Voices from the Arab press: The Rome Summit and the future of Syria

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By MEDIA LINE
08/07/2021

Egypt’s Sisi opens naval base near border with Libya

Naval forces performed exercises that included the firing of rockets, parachute jumps and an amphibious landing as Sisi and his guests looked on from the bridge of one of the Mistrals.

By REUTERS
04/07/2021

Sisi makes first Iraq visit by Egyptian leader in decades

This is their fourth round of talks aimed at strengthening security, economic, trade and investment cooperation.

By REUTERS
27/06/2021

As Sisi heads to France, Macron faces Egyptian human rights quandary

French officials dismiss this and say Paris is following a policy of not openly criticizing countries over human rights so as to be more effective in private on a case by case basis.

By REUTERS
07/12/2020

Egypt’s president steps up arrests of critics before Biden takes office

The detainees could be used as a bargaining chip if the government comes under pressure from the new US administration, a human-rights official said.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
02/12/2020
Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Whose freedom, President Sisi?

If the military-backed government had succeeded in getting its view of freedom into the brains of all, or even most, Egyptians, then they could simply take freedom as they define it for granted.

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