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Portuguese president visits Cairo to meet Al-Sisi, discuss enhancing economic ties

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrived to Cairo on Wednesday at the invitation of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who visited Lisbon in 2016, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported. The visit, which is scheduled to last three days, will include several meetings with Al-Sisi and other officials, among them Prime Minister Sherif …

Fatma Lotfi

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Amid moderate voter turnout, Al-Sisi heads toward second term victory

Egyptians continued to cast their ballots in the 2018 presidential election which kicked off on Monday. Citizens across the country voted amid tight security. Over 11,000 polling stations nationwide will again open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Wednesday. Voting started to a slower turnout on Tuesday, as authorities urged people to turn out and …

Mohamed Samir

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What do Egyptians think about voting in the 2018 presidential election? 

As the Egyptian presidential election kicked off, Mohamed Barakat, 45, stood behind the counter at his small grocery shop in the middle-class neighbourhood of Agouza debating his colleague on whether or not they should vote. “I will vote,” Barakat proclaimed. “Four years ago, there were no roads, no bridges, and no infrastructure. Now, Al-Sisi has …

Sarah El-Sheikh

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Candidates’ presidential programmes are comprehensive, give due care to macroprojects

As the Egyptian election begins, the programmes of both candidates, politician Moussa Mostafa Moussa and incumbent President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, have been reviewed and discussed by media outlets and supporters of both sides. While Al-Sisi’s supporters and campaign heavily relied on the government’s national megaprojects and the ongoing fight against militancy, Moussa’s campaign relied on …

Daily News Egypt

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Banners celebrate president’s virtually secured win

Electoral campaigns for the 2018 presidential election ended earlier this week, beginning 48 hours of pre-election silence for citizens to decide before voting kicks off. Voting in the presidential election will last for three days from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. If no candidate secures 50% of the vote, a run-off will be held in …

Sarah El-Sheikh

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Al-Sisi follows bilateral relations updates with Kotzias in Cairo 

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Tuesday Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, in the presence of Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry and the Greek Ambassador to Cairo Michael-Christos Diamessis, according to state media. Officials discussed a number of issues related to common relations between the two countries and reviewed means of enhancing bilateral …

Daily News Egypt

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Egypt sees boom in military manufacturing

Many have called for the development of Egypt’s weapons arsenal because powerful nations live in peace. Calls for the development of armament remained neglected by the state, which argued that times of war have ended. In previous years, the Middle East witnessed a number of wars and conflicts not witnessed since the October War of …

Tamer Farhat

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Op-ed review: Senior journalists’ meeting with the Saudi crown prince

Most editors-in-chief and senior writers focused on their meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman who was on a three-day visit to Egypt. “The prince who impressed us” was the headline of Al-Ahram newspaper’s columnist Salah Montasser, who praised bin Salman’s “youth enthusiasm, eloquent speech and futurist vision.” Montasser said he was one of …

Amira El-Fekki