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Egypt army denies Sisi presidential candidacy report – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s military has denied that its chief of staff, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, told a Kuwaiti newspaper he would run for president. Spokesman Col Ahmed Ali said the report published by al-Seyassah on Wednesday evening was not accurate and had …Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for presidentSydney Morning HeraldEgypt’s powerful […]

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Egypt’s Ruler Eyes Riskier Role: The Presidency – New York Times

New York TimesAbdul-Fattah el-Sisi, then the Egyptian minister of defense, in Cairo in 2012. Khaled Elfiqi/European Pressphoto Agency. CAIRO — When Egypt’s first freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, named General Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi defense minister, the officer …In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential runLos Angeles TimesEgypt army ‘backs Sisi as presidential candidate’BBC […]

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Egypt army ‘backs Sisi as presidential candidate’ – BBC News

BBC NewsEgypt’s top military body has given its approval for army chief Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency, according to state media. Field Marshal Sisi led the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected leader, …Egypt army backs Sisi’s presidential bid: State mediaTimes of IndiaEgypt’s military OKs Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi […]

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After Bombings, Cairo Anxious 3 Years After Egyptian Uprising – New York Times

New York TimesAfter the first explosion in Cairo on Friday, supporters of Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi gathered outside Abdeen Palace. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters. CAIRO — The capital was empty and anxious Saturday morning on the third anniversary of the Egyptian …Egypt Convulsed by Violence Before Anniversary of Revolt (1)BusinessweekMilitants Claim Responsibility for Friday Cairo BombingsVoice […]

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Vote Validates Egypt’s Constitution and Military Takeover – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Committee said Saturday that 98.1 percent of the voters had approved a revised constitution validating last summer’s military takeover and paving the way for Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, the country’s top military leader, …Egyptians Back New ConstitutionVoice of AmericaOutcome of constitutional referendum: New hope for Egypt?Jerusalem PostVoters overwhelmingly back […]