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News Egypt » Politics: Egypt's Sisi to run for second term in March election

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-sisi-announces-intention-to-run-for-second-term-idUSKBN1F82I2
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Candidates will register from Jan. 20 to 29. In the televised announcement, Sisi listed Egypt’s achievements during his first term, including a nascent financial recovery after years of political turmoil and economic instability. “Building the state ...

News Egypt » Politics: In Cairo, Pence praises the friendship and partnership between the U.S. and Egypt

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2018/01/20/in-cairo-pence-praises-the-friendship-and-partnership-between-the-u-s-and-egypt/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

“I will leave Egypt very encouraged by the conversations and even more ... “Democrats in the Senate — with a few exceptions on either side — chose to put politics ahead of our national defense, put politics ahead of meeting the obligations of ...

News Egypt » Politics: Pence arrives in Israel after being upbraided in Egypt and Jordan for White House policies in the Middle East

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-fg-pence-jerusalem-20180121-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

A day after he heard pointed complaints from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi in Cairo ... calling Pence “messianic” and a “racist political pyromaniac.” Pence will also visit both the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Western ...

News Egypt » Politics: Pence makes diplomatic trip to Middle East, meets with Egypt's el-Sissi first

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/01/20/pence-makes-diplomatic-trip-to-middle-east-meets-with-egypts-el-sissi-first.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Vice President Mike Pence met with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo on Saturday on the first leg of a trip to the volatile Mideast. Meeting at the presidential palace in Cairo, the two leaders discussed ways to combat the growing terror ...

News Egypt » Politics: Sure to win, Egypt's president seeks re-election

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/egypt-presidential-hopeful-calls-neutrality-elections-52481765
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Egypt's president has finally announced he will run for a second ... and another on the exclusion of political parties, but instead repeated his signature argument that his view of human rights prioritizes the right to jobs, decent housing and reliable ...

News Egypt » Politics: VP Pence in Egypt for Talks on Security, Counterterrorism

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2018-01-20/vp-pence-in-egypt-for-talks-on-security-counterterrorism
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The Egyptian leader, who led the 2013 military overthrow of an ... White House aides said Pence was expected to raise with el-Sissi the importance of human rights, political freedoms and freedom of expression. Pence had initially planned to visit the ...

News Egypt » Politics: Sisi, ex-army chief Sami Anan to run in 2018 election

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/egypt-abdel-fattah-el-sisi-announces-reelection-bid-180119202010215.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Egypt must be saved from incorrect policies ... elections will be held in March - that's just eight weeks away," Dalia Fahmy, associate professor of political science at Long Island University, told Al Jazeera from New Jersey in the US, adding that ...

News Egypt » Politics: Egypt Shifting Focus to Private Investments as Growth Driver

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/01/21/egypt-shifting-focus-to-private-investments-as-growth-driver
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

In a region riddled with political strife, Egypt represents a “safe haven,” El-Saeed said, adding “the economy is responding well to the government’s reform plan.” The economy grew by 5.2 percent in July- September with investments, rather than ...

News Egypt » Politics: Vice president praises partnership between US, Egypt

News channel or source: http://www.sentinelsource.com/news/wapo/vice-president-praises-partnership-between-us-egypt/article_6d6d6d4c-a65c-53fc-9a8e-1f1d38ff3fb2.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

He added that he chose to visit Egypt first on his four-day ... “Democrats in the Senate — with a few exceptions on either side — chose to put politics ahead of our national defense, put politics ahead of meeting the obligations of our national ...

News Egypt » Politics: Egypt expresses concern over discords with Ethiopia in dam talks

News channel or source: http://www.poandpo.com/politics/egypt-expresses-concern-over-discords-with-ethiopia-in-dam-talks-2312018562/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Shoukry also enquired about the timing of Desalegn’s alleged statements ahead of a scheduled tripartite talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. “The technical talks cannot be subject to political interpretations. “Those who reject the Egyptian ...