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Al-Sisi, PM Viktor Orbán look to strengthen bilateral relations

During Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán’s visit to Cairo from 31 May to 2 June, Daily News Egypt sat down with Hungary’s ambassador to Egypt Peter Kveck to discuss Hungarian-Egyptian relations What was the occasion of the prime minister’s visit? President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi visited Hungary in June 2015, and during that time Orbán and …

Maya Nawar

Evaluating Al-Sisi at the two-year mark

On 8 June, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi completed half of his first presidential term, and there are only two years left before he faces a new presidential election. I do not think the coming election will be similar in its circumstances and consequences to the former election that led Al-Sisi to Itihadiya Palace two years …

Walaa Gad Elkarim

Egyptian football fans set stage for growing anti-government protests

Militant, street battle-hardened Egyptian football fans set the stage for growing protests against the government of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi when, earlier this month, they forced their way into a stadium, in protest against the country’s long-standing ban on supporters attending football matches. The storming of the pitch in the Borg Al-Arab stadium in the …

James Dorsey