Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (November 19, 1954 - ) is the current president of Egypt. He took power by overthrowing Islamist dictator Mohammed Morsi. He was democratically elected in August 2014.[1] Before he was the supreme commander of the Egyptian armed forces.

Sisi is an admirer of secular president Gamal Abdel Nasser[2] and supports an independent Palestinian state.[3]

References

  1. http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/08/world/africa/egypt-presidential-election/
  2. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/07/201373112752442652.html
  3. http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/caroline-glick/president-sisis-gift/