Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi

Trump talks military aid with Egypt's al-Sissi

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi Monday that the new US administration is committed to deepening cooperation with Cairo on fighting terrorism.

Blow to al-Sissi as Egypt court bans islands handover to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi suffered a blow Monday when a key court sided with a lower body and ruled that two strategic Red Sea islands al-Sissi had hoped to hand over to Saudi Arabia must stay under Egyptian control.

Merkel, Egypt's al-Sissi discuss terrorism fight and ties

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday discussed anti-terrorism cooperation in the wake recent deadly attacks in their countries.

Egypt: Jail sentence upheld for ex-auditor but implementation delayed

An Egyptian court Thursday upheld a one-year prison term for the country's former chief auditor on charges of spreading false news, but suspended implementation of the sentence for three years.

Egypt cathedral bombing was suicide attack, al-Sissi tells funeral

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi says Sunday's bomb attack on a church adjoining Cairo's main cathedral was carried out by a suicide bomber using an explosive belt.

Egypt's al-Sissi pardons 82 prisoners, mainly young students

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi on Thursday issued pardons for 82 prisoners, most of whom are university students, state TV reported.

Egypt's al-Sissi calls Trump, hopes for "new spirit" in relations

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi telephoned Donald Trump to congratulate him on his election and invite him to Cairo, in what al-Sissi's office said was the US president-elect's first call from a world leader.

Egypt's al-Sissi warns of illegal migration after boat tragedy

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi on Monday called on his people to avoid risking their lives for overseas jobs after dozens of Egyptians died in the Mediterranean Sea last week in a migrant boat sinking.

Collapse of Turkey coup comes too late for Egyptian media

Media in Egypt, where the government of President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi has long been at odds with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, rushed into print Saturday with stories that the Turkish leader had been deposed.

Egypt's al-Sissi on 2011 uprising anniversary: Democracy needs time

Democracy needs time to grow, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi said in a televised address on Sunday, ahead of the anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising.