Egyptian armed forces chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has given the clearest signal yet that he will run for president, saying he cannot ignore the demands of the "majority", Cairo's state news agency reported on Tuesday.
Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will keep his post as defence minister in a new government, an official source said on Wednesday, quashing speculation he was about to announce a widely expected bid for the presidency.
Egypt's government has resigned, the prime minister said on Monday, a step likely to pave the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president.
"(The government) made every effo
Egypt has accused the Muslim Brotherhood of creating a military wing to attack security forces, a move likely to increase pressure on the group already facing a massive crackdown.
The Interior Ministry's spokesman appeared on
Egyptian leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi has announced that he would be running for the presidency in a forthcoming election, enlivening a race that army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is widely expected to win.
Egypt's top satirist returned to television on Friday for the first airing of his show since it was pulled three months ago, and he skewered the public and media for lionising the army chief widely expected to be the country's next presi
Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who deposed the country's first freely elected leader, has said he will run for president, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Thursday.
The widely expected move is almost ce
Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi has said a cabinet reshuffle will include the defence ministry, an Egyptian newspaper said on Saturday, in the clearest sign yet that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi plans to stand for president.
Two gunmen on a motorbike assassinated a senior Egyptian Interior Ministry official outside his home in Cairo on Tuesday, security officials said, putting pressure on the military-backed government as it struggles to contain an Islamist insurgen
Egypt's top military council has given the army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a green light to run for president, a security source told Reuters.
"The top army officials all okayed Sisi running for the presid