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File photo of Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi taken on May 14, 2014. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

Egypt: Sisi to be sworn in by Adly Mansour

Egypt: Sisi to be sworn in by Adly Mansour

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will take Egypt’s oath of office before his predecessor interim President Adly Mansour, in his capacity as the head of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court, presidential legal adviser Ali Awad said on Thursday. In...
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Younes Makhioun, the head of the Nour party, speaks during a news conference about constitution in Cairo December 5, 2013. (Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Khaled Alam El-Din, left, who was fired Sunday from his post as adviser to the Egyptian president for environmental affairs, consults with the Salafist Al-Nour party spokesman, Nader Bakkar during a televised press conference in Cairo, Egypt Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mostafa El Shemy)

Coptic Pope Denounces Civil Disobedience in Egypt

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat-Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II, called on the political players in Egypt to demonstrate wisdom so that the country can extricate itself from the current political crisis. The Pope, who was enthroned in November,...