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'Common voice on Palestinians'

China to host Arab leaders in Beijing

China will host Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as well as a number of other Arab leaders as it continues to seek closer ties with Arab states.

China to host Arab leaders in Beijing

In conversation with Biden:

Egyptian President agrees to release Gaza aid via Israel

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi agrees to allow humanitarian aid to Gaza to enter via Kerem Shalom crossing instead of Rafah crossing.

Egyptian President agrees to release Gaza aid via Israel

Jordan, France and Egypt:

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

King Abdullah II of Jordan, French President Emmanuel Macron and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in op-ed for Washington Post: An operation in Rafah would have “dangerous consequences”.

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

Report:

Netanyahu sought to pressure Egypt to take in displaced Gazans

Washington Post reports that Netanyahu asked Biden, Sunak and Macron to pressure Egypt to open its borders to Gazans, but was rejected.

Netanyahu sought to pressure Egypt to take in displaced Gazans

Sisi declared winner of Egypt's presidential election

Egypt's President wins a new six-year term with 89.6 percent of the vote.

Sisi declared winner of Egypt's presidential election

Report:

Egyptian President against managing security in Gaza after Hamas

President Al-Sisi reportedly rejected US proposal for Egypt to manage security in the Gaza Strip after the war.

Egyptian President against managing security in Gaza after Hamas

Biden:

'Sisi agreed to open Rafah crossing to Gaza'

US President says Egyptian President has agreed to open Rafah crossing to allow 20 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza.

'Sisi agreed to open Rafah crossing to Gaza'

Egypt's Al-Sisi confirms he will seek reelection

Egypt will hold a presidential election in December, with a runoff in January if no candidate secures more than 50% of the vote.

Egypt's Al-Sisi confirms he will seek reelection

Egypt to hold presidential election in December

Egypt to hold presidential election over three days in December, but Sisi is highly likely to remain in power until 2030.

Egypt to hold presidential election in December

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

Possible normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia discussed in meeting between President Al-Sisi, King Abdullah II, and Abbas.

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

Netanyahu, El-Sisi, discuss shooting attack on Egypt border

Egypt's President El-Sisi expresses condolences for deaths of three IDF soldiers, reiterates commitment to full investigation into shooting.

Netanyahu, El-Sisi, discuss shooting attack on Egypt border

Egypt's Sisi discusses nuclear plant with Russian officials

Construction by Russia's state-owned energy corporation of Egypt's first nuclear plant began in July of last year.

Egypt's Sisi discusses nuclear plant with Russian officials

US Jewish leaders meet Egyptian President

Conference of Presidents leaders say meeting with President Al-Sisi was "very productive and engaging".

US Jewish leaders meet Egyptian President

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for ceasefire efforts

Lapid speaks to President of Egypt, says Egypt has a very significant role in maintaining regional stability and security.

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for ceasefire efforts

Al-Sisi's office:

'Lapid and Al-Sisi discussed resumption of peace process'

Egyptian President's spokesman after conversation with Lapid: The two agreed to arrange meetings in order to revitalize peace negotiations.

'Lapid and Al-Sisi discussed resumption of peace process'

Lapid speaks with Egyptian president ahead of Biden visit

Israeli Prime Minister and Egyptian president agree to meet, vow cooperation in maintaining regional stability.

Lapid speaks with Egyptian president ahead of Biden visit

Energy Minister to meet Egyptian President

Energy Minister Karine Elharrar to discuss the sale of Israeli gas to Europe with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Energy Minister to meet Egyptian President

National security adviser:

'West should stop pressing Egypt on human rights'

Eyal Hulata says in closed lecture that Western countries should stop pressuring President Al-Sisi on human rights.

'West should stop pressing Egypt on human rights'

Egypt's Sisi hopes for counterterrorism cooperation with US

Egyptian President meets top US general following latest ISIS attack in Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt's Sisi hopes for counterterrorism cooperation with US

Man indicted in US for tracking opponents of Egypt's Sisi

New York man indicted on charges that he acted as an unregistered agent of Egypt's government.

Man indicted in US for tracking opponents of Egypt's Sisi

Egypt to lift state of emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announces the country’s state of emergency will be lifted for the first time since 2017.

Egypt to lift state of emergency

Egypt: 32 men sent to prison for plotting to kill President

Egyptian military court upholds life sentences for 32 people accused of plotting to kill President Al-Sisi and former Saudi crown prince.

Egypt: 32 men sent to prison for plotting to kill President

Abbas to Al-Sisi: We're ready to achieve peace with Israel

PA chairman tells Egyptian President the PA is ready to resume peace talks under the auspices of the Middle East Quartet.

Abbas to Al-Sisi: We're ready to achieve peace with Israel

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

US Jewish leaders: We look forward to seeing this meeting bear fruit in fostering enhanced cooperation between Israel and Egypt.

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Al-Sisi

Following Bennett's meeting with Egyptian President, opposition leader reveals a number of secret meetings he held with the Egyptian leader.

Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Al-Sisi

Bennett-Sisi meeting:

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

First meeting between the Prime Minister and the President of Egypt was defined as "warm and cordial".

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

PM returns from first meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi. 'Meeting was very good and productive.'

Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

Egyptian president calls Herzog, wishes Israelis happy holidays

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called his Israeli counterpart, President Isaac Herzog, to wish Israelis a happy Rosh Hashanah.

Egyptian president calls Herzog, wishes Israelis happy holidays

Report: Bennett and Al-Sisi meeting will be public

TV report says Bennett and Egyptian President are expected to meet soon in meeting that will be public and not secret.

Report: Bennett and Al-Sisi meeting will be public

PM Bennett to meet Egypt's President Al-Sisi

PM Bennett will meet with US Pres. Biden, Germany's Chancellor Merkel, and Egyptian Pres. Al-Sisi.

PM Bennett to meet Egypt's President Al-Sisi

President of Egypt's letter to Israel's President Herzog

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wrote to incoming President Isaac Herzog to congratulate him on his inauguration.

President of Egypt's letter to Israel's President Herzog

Bennett speaks to Egyptian President

PM Bennett and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi discuss bilateral, regional and international issues, praise peace agreement between the two countries.

Bennett speaks to Egyptian President

Biden thanks Egyptian President for 'successful diplomacy'

US President speaks to Egyptian counterpart following the ceasefire in Gaza which was agreed upon last week.

Biden thanks Egyptian President for 'successful diplomacy'

Egyptian President thanks Biden after Gaza ceasefire

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi thanks US President for his role in making Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza succeed.

Egyptian President thanks Biden after Gaza ceasefire

Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two states?

Axios report: Netanyahu wants to visit Cairo, but Sisi has conditioned visit on Netanyahu making a positive statement on the PA issue.

Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two states?

Egypt: Pro-Sisi party secures majority of seats in parliament

Mostaqbal Watn, which strongly backs Egypt's President, secures nearly 55% of the seats in country's parliamentary election.

Egypt: Pro-Sisi party secures majority of seats in parliament

Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says normalization of ties between Israel and Morocco will achieve regional stability.

Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Egypt's President welcomes Israel-Sudan normalization

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi: I value all efforts aimed at establishing regional peace and stability.

Egypt's President welcomes Israel-Sudan normalization

Egyptian President hails Israel-Bahrain deal

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says Israel-Bahrain deal helps stability and peace in the Middle East.

Egyptian President hails Israel-Bahrain deal

Egypt restricts retired army officers from running in elections

Egyptian President approves legal amendments that restrict retired army officers from running in elections without permission from military.

Egypt restricts retired army officers from running in elections

Sisi extends state of emergency

Egyptian President extends state of emergency, which has been in effect since April 2017, for another three months.

Sisi extends state of emergency

Egypt arrests more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests

Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people in wake of rare protests calling for ouster of the President.

Egypt arrests more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests

Trump on Egypt demonstrations: I'm not concerned

US President gives backing to Egyptian President amid protests against his rule at home.

Trump on Egypt demonstrations: I'm not concerned

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Security forces maintain tight control in Cairo's Tahrir Square after protests in several cities call for removal of the president.

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

Egyptian authorities say Hasm group is behind car explosion in Cairo which killed 20.

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

Sisi to Kushner: Egypt committed to two-state solution

Trump's advisor and son-in-law meets Egyptian President to discuss US peace plan.

Sisi to Kushner: Egypt committed to two-state solution

Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II discuss efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.

Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egyptian President meets WJC President

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ron Lauder discuss Egyptian-US relations, latest developments in the peace process in the Middle East.

Egyptian President meets WJC President

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egyptian President discusses US peace plan, makes clear he will not cede land as part of "Deal of the Century".

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egypt votes to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egypt's parliament overwhelmingly approves constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030.

Egypt votes to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egyptian opposition warns against extending Sisi's power

Egyptian opposition parties call to vote against constitutional changes allowing Sisi to stay in power until 2034.

Egyptian opposition warns against extending Sisi's power

Sisi to provide synagogues if Jewish community re-emerges

Egyptian President tells US delegation his government would build synagogues and provide services to Jews if community re-emerges.

Sisi to provide synagogues if Jewish community re-emerges

'Palestinian cause is at top of the agenda'

Egyptian President and Saudi King say the Palestinian cause remains the central cause of all Arab countries.

'Palestinian cause is at top of the agenda'

Sisi: Israel-PA conflict is main source of regional instability

Speaking at Munich Security Conference, Egyptian President says his country supports two-state solution.

Sisi: Israel-PA conflict is main source of regional instability

Egypt's parliament votes to extend Sisi's presidency

Egypt's parliament gives preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow Sisi to stay in power after his second term ends.

Egypt's parliament votes to extend Sisi's presidency

Egypt accelerating process to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt’s parliament accelerating process of passing constitutional amendments that would allow Sisi to stay in office past current term.

Egypt accelerating process to extend Sisi's rule

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt's parliament advances proposal to amend constitution in a way that could allow President Sisi to stay in office beyond 2022.

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egyptian lawmakers seek to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egyptian lawmakers table constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to extend his rule beyond 2022.

Egyptian lawmakers seek to allow Sisi to extend rule

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirm importance of efforts to achieve peace based on two-state solution.

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'

“60 Minutes” airs full interview with Egyptian President, in which he acknowledged close security cooperation with Israel.

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'