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Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt

Al-Sisi's government is living in a chaotic state closer to insanity after the recent leaks which revealed his hatred and exploitation of the Gulf states and its strike on the city of Darnah in Libya in response to the killing of 21 Copts in the city of Sirte.


South Africa must expel all Israeli spies

Asa Winstanley

The full implications of the latest scoop from Al Jazeera's investigative unit are still being digested, and the story is not over quite yet. But the leaked documents published so far, culled from the recent archives of the State Security Agency (SSA), are a damning indictment of both Israeli criminality in the African continent, and of the complacency of the South African intelligence services when it comes to Israeli spies.


Spy Cables: Mossad's questionable questions about Morsi

Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt

As the Arab Spring rebellion swept Egypt, Western powers watched nervously to see what government would replace the dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak. Among the nations most interested in the outcome was Israel.


Sisi tapes are genuine, British forensic lab finds

President Abdel Fatah Al-SisiOn Sunday night Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi took to the air to proclaim his innocence. Stung by the publication of secretly recorded conversations in which the Egyptian president and his senior staff revealed their contempt for their Gulf donors, discussing how to tap them for billions more and how to divert the money into the army's bank accounts, the president said he was the victim of a plot.


So that Egypt doesn't fall into the ISIS trap

Jamal KhashogjiBy rejecting President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi's call for military intervention in Libya, the UN Security Council and the international community have saved Egypt from falling into a trap set up by ISIS. The problem will be keeping the country out of its neighbour's conflict. Amid the anger and desire for revenge following the slaughter of 21 Egyptians by the ISIS offshoot in Libya, senior officials and journalists in Egypt are calling for war.


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