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Muslim Brotherhood or el-Sissi rivals: Who is behind Egypt’s protests?

28 September 2019   |   9:29 am
Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sissi has suggested Islamists are behind rare recent anti-government protests. But is that just a deflection from the underlying factors fueling unrest in the country?


10 Apr 2017
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency and created a powerful new anti-terrorism body after Palm Sunday church bombings claimed by Islamic State left at least 43 dead.
19 Jun 2019
Egyptian security forces block access to the cemetery where Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi is buried, the day after he collapsed in court and died.
8 Dec 2020
After a lavish welcoming ceremony at the Hôtel des Invalides, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at the Elysée Palace where he is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron. The heads of state are set to discuss major regional crises but also the human rights situation in Egypt.