Egypt’s president expected to secure third term as the world’s eyes are fixed on Gaza

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is expected to secure his third term in power in a Sunday presidential election that critics have called a sham, as global attention is focused on the bloody war in neighboring Gaza. The 69-year-old president has enjoyed two months of a pause in criticism from Western allies over his authoritarian rule and heightened crackdown on dissent, experts say, attributing the shift to Sisi’s renewed diplomatic relevance on the international stage due to the Israel-Hamas war. Several top Western officials have paid Sisi visits since the...

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