Egypt Welcomes AU Decision to Reinstate Membership

Egypt is a historical or original member of the OAU. It also hosted the second OAU summit in Cairo in 1964 chaired by the illustrious President Gamal Abdel Nasser By Ahram Online, EGYPT’s foreign ministry released a statement on Tuesday welcoming the African Union’s decision to reinstate the country’s membership. “The decision reflected [the AU’s] […]

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Egypt: El-Sissi Wins Election by Landslide

By Hamza Hendawi, WITH nearly all ballots counted, Egypt’s former military chief has won a crushing victory over his sole opponent in the country’s presidential election, his campaign said Thursday. But the results were stained by questions about turnout despite a robust government effort to get out the vote. Retired field marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won […]

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Egypt’s Army Chief Sisi Cleared to Run for President

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi cleared to stand as candidate in presidential elections, hours after promotion to military’s highest rank By The Guardian, Egypt’s military council has cleared army leader Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. Sisi has been discussed as a potential head of state ever since he ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president, […]

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