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President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia
The move seeks to alleviate growing tensions within the intelligence apparatus about his role
How Al-Azhar’s grand imam survived the constitutional amendments
Asmahan Soliman | A proposed constitutional article would have featured a less independent Al-Azhar
Parliament advances constitutional amendments by overwhelming majority, opposition speaks out
485 out of 596 lawmakers in Egypt's Parliament voted in favor of amending the Constitution
‘Union to Defend the Constitution’ brings opposition forces together to reject constitutional amendments
Political figures announce the establishment of a group formed to oppose constitutional amendments
Constitutional amendments submitted to Parliament could allow Sisi to stay in power until 2034
If passed, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would be able to run for two further six-year terms
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
Egypt’s new political order in the making
Ashraf Hakim and Asmahan Soliman | Constitutional amendments will extend Sisi’s term and grant him sweeping powers
Sisi’s ‘final’ term?
Rana Mamdouh | Impending constitutional amendments aim to extend presidential term limits
Thus spoke Sisi
Asmahan Soliman | Four years and beyond of the president’s discourse
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Sarah Hegazy
A year after the rainbow flag controversy
Even after my release, I was still afraid of everyone.
Sameh Naguib
Tactics of a risk-taking regime
The current regime is taking short-term risks, but will they backfire?
Mohamed Naeem
Mother of the World, against the world and outside of it
I have long known that the contemporary Egypt in which I was raised could easily produce a figure like
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8 Egyptian rights groups reject plan to amend Constitution so Sisi can serve a third term
464 MPs endorse Sisi for presidency
Timeline for 2018 presidential elections to be announced on Monday
Baseera poll: 14% decline in Sisi’s popularity due to price increases
TV host Ahmed Moussa backpedals after Sisi poll gone bad on Twitter
Baseera poll shows decline in Sisi voter base
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Stop bothering Sisi
Andeel | Sisi: "What corruption kid? Go fight with some Christians or take it out on your wife or something... Off you go!"
Pretty awesome reports
Andeel | Assistant: "Reports are saying that your popularity keeps going up, sir..." Sisi: "No way!" Assistant: "Cross my heart my heart and hope to die."
Expensive meat
Andeel | Assistant: "So do you remember, sir, during — may God never bring back those days — January 25, when people said social justice? It seems like for some reason they are still, apparently, rather concerned with that topic, I guess ... sir." Sisi: "Hmmmm... So it's not the Brotherhood?"