Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
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.
9 Jan 2018
Egypt will hold a presidential election on March 26-28, with the incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi widely expected to seek a second term in office.
25 Jan 2017
Six years ago, the Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of huge demonstrations as a massive protest movement erupted. At the time, Egyptians were calling for strongman Hosni Mubarak to step down after nearly 30 years.