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Sisi’s fridge and Egypt’s frosty economy

By Khaled Diab A gaffe by Egypt’s president about his refrigerator reveals just how much Egyptians have cooled towards Sisi and his chilling economics. Monday 7 November 2016 You could say that Egypt has had its very own Watergate. But…

Sisi’s Suez moment

Suez Canal II is not about economics. It is a symbol of how President Sisi is supposedly navigating Egypt through narrow straits towards modernity.