While Libya is the battlefield, there is a larger regional contest shaping up between Sisi and Erdogan, who is seemingly unimpressed by the Egyptian president’s red lines and threat of force
#AMAY| Egypt’s Sisi approves ban on retired army officers standing for election
Egypt #Sisi approves ban on retired army officers standing for election Critics of Sisi, a former army chief, re-elected for a second term in 2018, say the amendments passed by parliament aim to curb any opposition from prominent former army generals
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a law banning active and former military personnel from running for the presidency or parliament without the army's approval.
This is Shady Habash, a 24 year old filmmaker who was arrested two years ago after directing a music video mocking el-Sisi, the Egyptian dictator armed and backed by the British Government. He's just died alone in prison. The least we can do is to take a moment to remember him.
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.