Former foreign ministry official denounces “insulting” move after Bundestag President declared refusal to meet Egyptian president, while political party head disagrees
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Al-Sisi said the Egyptian economy was in a “very difficult position” 16 month ago, with inflation reaching its highest rates, international agencies lowering the country’s credit ratings, and the fleeing of foreign investments.
Region also needs to work together and improve economic and social procedures to combat extremism, says President Al-Sisi
Political parties regroup in preparation for upcoming parliamentary elections
Interior ministry says security forces are on “high alert” while securing all major squares across the country
The euphoria sparked by the Arab Spring is giving way to disquiet over political instability and the growing influence of Islamists, but the democratic process still looks unstoppable, experts believe. In 12 months, the Arab world has gone through more changes than it saw in decades, with Tunisia and Egypt staging historic elections. A popular …