Egypt is one of the world's biggest jailers of journalists. President el-Sisi has staged a "witch-hunt " against freedom of speech since coming to power, says @RSF_en : ▪️ 500 websites blocked ▪️ Hundreds of journalists, rights defenders jailed without trial — many for years
Egyptians are voting to elect a new parliament which critics say will just replicate a “rubber-stamp” body in place since 2015 under hardline President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
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Egyptians begin voting in the first stage of a parliamentary election, a vote that is highly likely to tighten President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s grip.
Polls opened in Egypt on Saturday for parliamentary elections that will stretch over several weeks and are set to be dominated by supporters of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Egyptian officials tried to stop 60 Minutes from airing an interview with President Sisi. Producers tell the backstory on 60 Minutes Overtime
It was an honor to welcome President Al Sisi of Egypt to the as we renew the historic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt.