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Sherif Rizk

Relevance as political power

Since the beginning of time, the idea of revolting against rulers has been studied and scrutinised, yet many people are still conflated about what makes ordinary citizens take to the streets and protest. A lot of people would not have imagined that protests would break out in Iran’s eastern city of Mashhad, initially against price …

Sherif Rizq

Hussein Haridi

Changing regional landscape

The White House announced on 8 January that United States Vice President Mike Pence would be in the Middle East on behalf of President Donald Trump, from 19 to 23 January. Pence will arrive in Egypt on 20 January where he will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Al Fattah Al-Sisi. He will then travel to …

Hussein Haridi

Hussein Haridi

A Wise Decision

Last Wednesday, I wrote an opinion piece entitled “A Crucial Year” that dealt, primarily, with the next presidential elections in Egypt in the first half of this year. In the coming weeks, when the official presidential campaign begins officially, once the list of the presidential candidates is announced in its final form by the newly-formed …

Hussein Haridi

Hussein Haridi

A crucial year

The first four-year term of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will come to an end in the first half of 2018. According to the 2014 Constitution, he is entitled to a second and last term. So far, he has not announced, officially, whether he would run for a second term, but the odds are that …

Hussein Haridi

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Of all Al-Sisi’s technological initiatives, what has the Ministry of Communications achieved so far?

xPresident Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi launched several initiatives since 2015 in thecommunications and information technology (ICT) sector. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has assumed the responsibility toof implementing these initiatives. But has it been able to achieve them? Electronics design and manufacture The first complex for electronics manufacturing in New Assiut’s Technology Park was …

Daily News Egypt

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Al-Sisi extends state of emergency for three months

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi extended the nation’s state of emergency, currently in effect, for three months, starting 13 January. The extension allows the army and police to take any measures needed to face terrorism and its funding, with the aim of protecting citizens and institutions. Al-Sisi had announced the state of emergency, previously approved by …

Daily News Egypt

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Al-Sisi inaugurates development projects in Ismailia, announces others

The Ministry of Health and Population and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority are assigned to build new integrated national projects to be implemented within two to threee years, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said during the inauguration of developmental projects in New Ismailia city on Saturday. He also announced the construction of a new city in …

Daily News Egypt

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Op-ed review: writers support Al-Sisi, say MB backing Shafiq

Ahmed Shafiq continued to receive media attention as he returned to Egypt for the first time since he left to the UAE after the 2012 presidential elections. Shafiq announced his intention to enter the presidential election against President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who is expected to run for a second term. In state-run daily Al-Ahram, Head …

Amira El-Fekki