Abdul Fattah El-Sisi sworn in as Egyptian president

Ex-army chief Abdul El-Sisi, 59, was sworn in Sunday for a four-year term as Egyptian president at the Supreme Constitutional Court, after winning the May election by a landslide. Security forces were deployed at key locations around Cairo. Last July, he ousted president Mohamed Morsi and then outlawed the Muslim Brotherhood. El-Sisi promised to restore security after Islamist terrorist attacks left hundreds of security personnel dead. He also promised to revitalize the shattered economy mainly by rehabilitating the tourist industry after telling the people: Now it’s time to work!.

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