45 articles tagged "Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi"
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Egypt, Saudis & UAE Push War on Muslim Brotherhood out to US and Western Capitals
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 4, 2014, 12:55 AM (GMT+02:00)

Egyptian intelligence circulates a thick file compiled of interrogations of Brotherhood activists which reveal Muslim Brotherhood conspiracies to topple Arab regimes with Qatari connivance. The file was sent to Washington and European capitals.

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Ayman Zuwahiri Strews Jihadis across Middle East for Fresh Assaults on US and West
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 27, 2014, 11:47 PM (GMT+02:00)

Al Qaeda’s change of course was recorded by President Obama in his “nukes on the loose” war game. Ayman Zawahiri has changed course and is again instructing al Qaeda terrorists to go back to targeting big US cities.

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Ex-General Abdul-Fattah El-Sisi runs for Egyptian presidency
Egypt’s Gen. El-Sisi runs for president, sets up 10,000-strong crack force to defend his regime
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 27, 2014, 8:52 AM (GMT+02:00)

Egypt’s Abdul-Fattah El-Sisi, 59, announced Wednesday, March 26, he had resigned from the army to run for president. The election will be no later than July. His popularity as a strong leader in a country that craves stability is such that he can count on winning. debkafile: El-Sisi ...

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Moshe Ya'alon vs John Kerry
Why doesn’t Netanyahu back Ya’alon? Other prominent ME voices fault Obama’s policies too
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 22, 2014, 9:12 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has won little backing at home for his outspoken remarks against US policies. Up until Saturday night, March 22, Binyamin Netanyahu let him face the music alone when John Kerry demanded an apology – and even when the State Dept dismissed his clarifications to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel as not enough. debkafile: But Ya'alon is good company in the region, where Saudi King Abdullah, his intelligence chief Prince Bandar, Egyptian ruler Gen. Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi and others slam US policies even more vigorously.

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Barack Obama
Saudis Pointedly Promote Strategic Partnership with Beijing
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 21, 2014, 12:35 AM (GMT+02:00)

When he visits Riyadh this month, Obama has little hope of Saudi forgiveness for the Arab spring and its repercussions, but may reach limited understanding on Syria.

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Washington’s Retreat Gives Al Qaeda Free Rein in 11 Targeted Countries
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 21, 2014, 12:35 AM (GMT+02:00)

Obama’s refusal to provide Iraq and Egypt with sophisticated arms for fighting terror has resulted in al Qaeda- Iraq swarming unrestrained across 11 Middle East countries.

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Binyamin Netanyahu
Saudi-Iranian Peace Moves Dash Israel’s Plans – Especially If Egypt Is Drawn in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2014, 11:45 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israel’s forebodings focus on the Egyptian strongman lest he be drawn into the secret Saudi-Iranian love fest in progress now.

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President Putin greets Egypt's Gen. El-Sisi in Moscow
Israel uneasy over Russian arms flooding into Syria in the north, Egypt to the south
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 16, 2014, 1:14 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israel’s strategists have found a new cause for disquiet. On top of concern over the concentration of al Qaeda fighting strength around its borders, they are beginning to worry about Russian President Vladimir Putin capitalizing on America’s withdrawal from the Middle East, by means of military pacts with Syrian President Bashar Assad and Egypt's Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. Since Egypt’s economic woes are incurable, El-Sisi plans to build a strong regime with Russian and Saudi support and lead a pan-Arab nationalist movement – potentially versus Israel.

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The Egyptian Ruler Bids for Russian S-300 Batteries, Has Secret Plans for a Presidential Guard
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2014, 10:20 PM (GMT+02:00)

Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi went to Moscow with big plans with a $2bn Saudi check for top-line Russian arms, including S-300 missiles for he secret new elite force.

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Barack Obama and Saudi King Abdullah
Prince Bandar Prepares Obama-Abdullah Summit. Washington Picks Its Favorite Prince
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 7, 2014, 12:36 AM (GMT+02:00)

Riyadh demands a fence-mending summit for the king and Obama while flying in Washington’s face on the Muslim Brotherhood, Syria, Iran and Egypt.

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Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to run for president of Egypt
As Egypt’s president, El-Sisi shoulders huge security challenges: Muslim Brothers, Sinai terror, Gaza, water
DEBKAfile Special Report January 27, 2014, 6:58 PM (GMT+02:00)

Egypt’s Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi Monday, Jan. 27, promoted himself to field marshal and resigned as defense minister, preparatory to his run for the presidency in a still unscheduled vote before parliamentary elections. DEBKA Weekly 620 of Jan. 24 reported: The new constitution substantially reduces presidential powers by removing the army from executive jurisdiction. However, El-Sisi decided to go for the job because the head of state's standing and respect are unmatched at home or in foreign relations. 

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Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi
Will El-Sisi Run for President - or Back Ex-Intel Chief Mowafi as Candidate?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2014, 12:13 AM (GMT+02:00)

Egypt’s strongman hasn’t decided whether he will stand for president or stay on as strongman and hand over to his choice as president with reduced powers. Interim President Adly Mansour and ex-Intel Chief Gen. Murad Mowafi are possible candidates.

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Mohamed Hasnin Haikal
El-Sisi Tests the Waters for Possible Association with Iran and Hizballah
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2014, 12:13 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Egyptian strongman has put out a probe for ties with Iran by sending a secret emissary to talk to Hizballah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah.

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Barack Obama and Saudi King Abdullah
Obama Prepares 15 “Prizes” to Cool Tempers in Riyadh and Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 28, 2013, 11:54 PM (GMT+02:00)

Obama offers Riyadh some major policy reversals on Egypt, Syria and Libya to gain King Abdullah’s cooperation.

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Riyadh Moves to Sabotage US-Russian Steps on Syria and other US interests
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 11, 2013, 1:12 AM (GMT+02:00)

Riyadh has gone into action to sabotage US-Russian steps in Syria and US interests in Turkey and Egypt as acts of hostility against Obama administration policies.

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Muslim Brotherhood Schedules October 6 for Counter-Coup against Egyptian Army
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 4, 2013, 1:08 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Muslim Brotherhood determines to reverse its ouster and stage a counter-coup against the army on Oct. 6, starting in outlying places.

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Egyptian troops ready for Al Qaeda
Egyptian army tackles Al Qaeda in its Sinai “Tora Bora” following Suez terrorist strikes
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 1, 2013, 5:02 PM (GMT+02:00)

Egypt Monday, Sept. 30, launched a major offensive to confront Al Qaeda and its Salafist allies for the first time in their lofty strongholds in the rugged central Sinai range of Jabal al-Halal, debkafile reports. Egypt’s military ruler Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ordered a systematic campaign by elite forces to flush Al Qaeda and allied Salafists out of the “Torah Borah” of Sinai, after two terrorist attacks on Suez Canal shipping. There were also concerns that Al Qaeda would copy-cat the Nairobi shopping mall attack against an Egyptian town or Israel location.

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Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi
Egyptian Gen. Fattah El-Sisi Quietly Makes His Mark
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 12, 2013, 11:53 PM (GMT+02:00)

Egypt’s Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has in three months remodeled and reinvented the million-strong army and set it to work to change the geo-strategic landscape of Sinai.

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Gen. El-Sisi’s Total Control of Egyptian Intelligence Files Used to Smash Muslim Brotherhood
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 23, 2013, 12:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Egyptian strongman Gen. El-Sisi used secret intelligence files out of Brotherhood reach and the element of surprise to overthrow its rule and place its leaders behind bars.

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Four Mid East Intel Agencies Who Lent a Helping Hand to Gen. El-Sisi
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 23, 2013, 12:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Egyptian intelligence has asked for Israel help in tracking down Mahmoud Izzat Ibrahim, newly-anointed Brotherhood Supreme Guide, last seen holed up in Gaza.

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