Tag: Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

  • Egypt ratifies law tightening control over internet

    Egypt ratifies law tightening control over internet

    Cairo : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet. The legislation on “cybercrime” means websites can be blocked in Egypt if deemed to constitute a threat to national security or the economy, the BBC reported. Anyone found guilty of running, or just visiting, such sites could…

  • Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s President for second term

    Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s President for second term

    Cairo : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in on Saturday for a second term till 2022, the state-run TV reported. In a large ceremony held in the Parliament, Sisi took the oath as President with the words: “I swear by God to protect the republican system, to respect the Constitution and the law,…

  • ‘Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict’

    ‘Two-state solution only way to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict’

    Cairo : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said establishing a Palestinian state through the two-state solution is the only way to achieve stability, peace, prosperity and development in the region. Sisi’s remarks on Wednesday came during his meeting with his visiting Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported. The Egyptian President stressed Egypt’s pursuit…