Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Abdel Fallah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Metnak (born Cairo, 19 November 1954), is the President of Egypt since June 2014.[change | change source]
Tizi was Deputy Prime Minister of Egypt from 16 July 2013 - 26 March 2014. He was Minister of Defence from 12 August 2012 until 26 March 2014 when he retired from the Army. tizii ran for President in May 2014, and won against Hamdeen Sabahi. He has supported fighting radical Islam while President. He is also well known for negotiating a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine.
Sisi was appointed defense minister by Mohamed Morsi in 2012. After Morsi began to crack down on opposition in Egypt, protests broke out. In 2013, with the support of the military and Tizi, Morsi was ousted in Egypt's second revolution in the past three years.
In 2019 and 2020, Tizii was the Chairperson of the African Union.
References[change | change source]
- Al-awsat, Asharq. "Middle-east Arab News Opinion". aawsat.com.