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Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi - Reuters
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Sisi to Iran: Stop meddling in the region

Egyptian President sides with Saudi Arabia, calls on on Iran to stop meddling in the Middle East, but stresses he is against war. By Elad Benari –Arutz Sheva Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Wednesday called on Iran to stop “meddling” in the Middle East, but stressed that he does […]

Abbas and Sisi, the starling and the raven
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Abbas and Sisi, the starling and the raven

Abbas sees Sisi as a kindred spirit, but that does not mean that Sisi will fulfill his requests. By Dr. Mordechai Kedar -Arutz Sheva Rabbi Eliezer is quoted in the Talmudic Tractate Bava Kama (82:b) as saying: “It is not surprising that the starling chose to visit the raven, because they […]

Egypt reinstates ambassador in Israel
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Egypt reinstates ambassador in Israel

For the first time in over three years, Egypt will be stationing an ambassador to Israel in Tel Aviv.   Ambassador Hazem Khairat landed in Israel last week and will take the position to the head the Egyptian Embassy in Tel Aviv.   Former president Muhammad Morsi removed the previous […]

Why did Sisi decline Obama’s invitation to Washington?
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Why did Sisi decline Obama’s invitation to Washington?

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s decline of President Obama’s invitation to attend a summit next week in Washington D.C. is the most recent skirmish in U.S.-Egypt relations.   Sisi will not be attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, al-Hayat newspaper reported on Tuesday.   After the military’s takeover following mass protests […]

New Egypt cabinet to be sworn in Tuesday
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New Egypt cabinet to be sworn in Tuesday

A new Egyptian cabinet will sworn in on Tuesday after the previous government resigned following Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s landslide victory in May presidential elections.   Outgoing Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy is to be replaced by a former ambassador to Washington, Sameh Shoukri, state media reported.   Sisi, who led […]

Sisi visits Tahrir Square sexual attack victim
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Sisi visits Tahrir Square sexual attack victim

newly sworn-in president on Wednesday apologized in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during weekend celebrations marking his inauguration.   State television showed a visibly moved Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visiting the woman in a Cairo hospital.   “I have come to tell you and every […]

Residents of Iraq’s Mosul flee unrest
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Residents of Iraq’s Mosul flee unrest

Residents from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul fled in the thousands on Tuesday toward the Kurdish city of Erbil as the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) gain control over more key points of the city.   With the continuing deterioration in security, the mayor of Ninveh province […]