108 articles tagged "Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi"
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Candidate Clinton Already Set for Cold War with Putin, Assad’s Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016

Their first clash will center on Bashar Assad - in contrast to the Obama bid for partnership.

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US: Fighting ISIS-Sinai Is Ineffectual without Holding Operations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Sinai has become the ISIS regional communications hub, US discovers.

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Israeli-Turkish accord: core of new lineup vs Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 27, 2016

Resumed Jerusalem-Ankara ties interface with the emerging Sunni alliance that Riyadh, Cairo and Ankara are building against Iran. 

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Three Arab Rulers Join Hands to Oust Abbas as Palestinian Leader
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The rulers of Saudi Arabia. UAE, and Egypt tell Abu Mazen to get out of the way of their ties with Israel.

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Riyadh Accuses US of Derailing Trilateral Sunni Bloc Initiative
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

Behind the closed doors, the Turkish and Egyptian rulers were locked in an irreconcilable clash.

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Netanyahu’s Bid for a Moderate Coalition Partner Misfires
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 19, 2016

Unfortunately Lieberman is the last Israeli official that Obama wants to see in Washington.

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US Sinai pullback payback for islands handover
DEBKAfile Special Report April 27, 2016

The US withdrew its forces from the Sinai Peninsula last weekend in response to Egypt’s transfer of sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia. The move came after Washington protested to Egyptian President El-Sisi over its exclusion from consultations and military coordination between Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel regarding the islands.  

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Saudis Round up Egypt and Turkey under Same Umbrella
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

The new alliance enables Riyadh to control the point where the Red Sea meets the Suez Canal.

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The Bridge that Goes Nowhere
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

The King Salman Bridge may unify the smuggling networks in Abu Dhabi with those of ISIS in Libya.

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Erdogan raises price tag for normal ties with Israel: Cairo amity first
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2016

Turkish president Tayyip Recep Erdogan has raised another large obstacle on the road to Turkish-Israeli reconciliation and normal ties. Saudi King Salman, who is visiting Cairo, confided to his host Egyptian president Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi that Erdogan had made it clear that he would not finally repair Ankara’s ties with Israel until Sisi came forward to shake his hand, stopped being hostile and turned a new page in their relations. This is revealed exclusively by debkafile’s Middle East and Cairo sources.

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Saudi cash boosts Egypt’s war on ISIS-Sinai after US opts out
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 8, 2016

The first visit to Cairo by Saudi King Salman Thursday, March 7 heralded a new chapter in the war on the Islamic State in Sinai. Saudi rulers decided to neutralize the threat to Egypt’s stability and the kingdom by severing the lifeline provided ISIS by the Bedouin tribes by the same means as their peace effort in Yemen, i.e., buying the loyalty of Bedouin tribal chiefs with hard cash. The king placed a cool 1.5 billion petrodollars on President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi’s table for this purpose and new equipment, over and above $20bn in oil.
 

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Saudis Step into US Void to Help Egypt’s War on ISIS-Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 7, 2016

King Salman landed in Cairo to patch up ties with El-Sisi - despite their serious differences on pivotal issues. He also presented a large check for Egypt’s flagging economy and foundering war on ISIS-Sinai.

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Sisi asks Obama for military intervention to save Egypt from ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 28, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fatteh El-Sisi has sent a secret missive to President Barack Obama asking for urgent US military intervention in support of Egypt’s war on the Islamist State in Sinai, before the jihadis pose a real threat to Cairo. debkafile: El-Sisi has come to the conclusion that the Egyptian army lacks the ability to eradicate the terrorist peril without direct US military support, on lines similar to American operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. 

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Sisi Appeals to US for Help, His Back to the Wall against ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 24, 2016

The Egyptian president has appealed desperately for US drone operations to destroy ISIS lairs in Sinai which have run out of control and threaten Cairo.

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Egypt’s El-Sisi Slaps down Palestinian Leader Abbas with an Impatient Ultimatum
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 10, 2015

The Palestinian Authority headed by Mahmoud Abbas has long been dysfunctional. Although John Kerry still treats him as a partner for peace talks, Egyptian and Jordanian rulers treat him with contempt, which is why President El-Sisi slapped down a three-point ultimatum for Abbas to get his act together, or else…

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Egyptian Army Officer Deserters Orchestrated the Russian Airliner Disaster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 26, 2015

A small group of renegade Egyptian officers of high rank who found shelter with Sinai Bedouin were paid millions of dollars to orchestrate the bombing of the Russian airliner by planting a time bomb aboard.

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Egyptian President Shaken up by Russian Airliner Crash and Diplomatic Setbacks
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2015

After deposing two president, Egypt’s military junta has no problem in ousting a third. The generals are watching El-Sisi closely since terrorists were able to down the Russian airliner over Sinai and his failure to drum up international support for his campaign against ISIS.

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Moscow and Egypt Part Company in Responses to the Islamist Challenge
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 5, 2015

ISIS targeted and struck two foes, Russia and Egypt, with a single Russian-made missile. Neither wants to admit this. The Islamists fearing retribution went to ground after shooting down the Russian airliner, but there was none.

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Russian-made cargo plane crash in S. Sudan kills dozens. Second Mid East air disaster
DEBKAfile Special Report November 4, 2015

No cause has yet been established for the Russian-made Antonov Ant-12’s crash-landing on the east bank of the Nile River 800 m short of Juba international airport in South Sudan Wednesday, Nov. 4. Some 40 people were believed killed on board and on the ground, although there appear to be two survivors. But none of the 224 passengers and crew aboard the Metrojet Flight 9268 Airbus 321 survived the airliner’s crash in central Sinai Saturday, Oct. 31. Russian forensic examinations of the victims’ remains show evidence of an explosion in the plane.

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Israel Is on Its Own against Palestinian Terror
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 8, 2015

The notion of a regional accommodation for the Palestinian issue is a non-starter because the relevant Arab rulers of Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are too busy with their own problems. Israel must cope alone with Palestinian terror.

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