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Egypt’s elections come to a discontinuance with Sisi position to recall

Cairo, Egypt – Polls closed after a three-day presidential election that incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to easily win, but questions remained whether enough voters showed up to lend it legitimacy. Polling stations remained quiet throughout Wednesday with only a few people trickling in to periodically cast their ballots.  A prosecutor who oversaw one station…


How does the US see Egypt’s presidential bustle?

Washington’s stance on the Egyptian presidential elections has been weak, particularly in light of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s internal policies that have silenced opposition and public dissent, experts say. Although the relationship between the two countries has become markedly warmer since US President Donald Trump took office in 2016, analysts note that the US…


Blast strikes mosque in Egypt’s Sinai

An explosion has struck a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai, injuring scores of people, according to local media. Egyptian state media MENA, citing an official security source, said that at least 54 people were killed and a further 75 injured. The blast occurred in the al-Rawda village, west of el-Arish, shortly after Friday prayers. News…