Thursday, 21 March, 2019

President Abbas' meeting with Egypt's el-Sisi focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi was interviewed by Scott Pelly for 60 Minutes Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi was interviewed by Scott Pelly for 60 Minutes
Jeannette Daniel | 09 January, 2019, 09:31

In the broadcast, Pelley questions el-Sisi about Egypt's political prisoners, the massacre of at least 800 Muslims Brotherhood supporters in Cairo's Rabaa Square, Egypt's close cooperation with Israel in fighting ISIS militants, among other talking points.

A delegation from the Sunni University of al Azhar, led by the Grand Imam Ahmed al Tayyb, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi attended the official inauguration of the new Coptic Cathedral and a new Mosque in an urban area 45 km from Cairo, destined to become the new administrative capital of Egypt.

Egypt's president has told CBS that his country and Israel, with whom it fought four wars, are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula, a startling and potentially damaging acknowledgment that could explain the Egyptian government's request that the network not air the interview.

In advance clips the network released, al-Sisi denies he is holding some 60,000 opponents prisoner as the Human Rights Watch alleges and most non-Egyptian sources agree.

"The 60 Minutes team was contacted by the Egyptian ambassador shortly after and told the interview could not be aired", CBS said in a statement. "Whenever there is a minority trying to impose their extremist ideology. we have to intervene regardless of their numbers".

More news: Oil Rises 3 percent; Lifted by OPEC Cuts

Commenting on the Egyptian president's decision to appear in the show, Elgindy said that el-Sisi "to a certain extent. feels a little bit more emboldened" with Donald Trump at the White House. The Egyptian leader has previously claimed that everyone in detention is facing legal proceedings for a specific crime committed, but rights activists complain of long detentions without charges - as long as two years or more in some cases.

"The [Egyptian] Air Force sometimes needs to cross to the Israeli side [of the border]", El-Sissi said. "And that's why we have a wide range of coordination with the Israelis", Sisi said, according to a transcript provided by CBS.

Coptic Christians, account for around 10 percent of Egypt's population and are constantly becoming targets of Islamic militant attacks. [They shone a] Strobe light until I got, I went into a seizure.

Acknowledging such cooperation with Israel can be a sensitive topic in Egypt.

Recommended

New auto sales see biggest fall since 2008 New auto  sales see biggest fall since 2008 Consumers continued to ditch diesel cars for automobiles seen as more environmentally-friendly. She went back to the data, nearly 30 per cent reflecting the development in other countries.

Jamie Carragher's tweet on Liverpool's third-round FA Cup exit vs Wolves Jamie Carragher's tweet on Liverpool's third-round FA Cup exit vs Wolves We wanted to win this game to go to the next round, but the FA Cup is like this: you lose the game and you are out. It's easy saying it in an interview, we have to do it on the pitch at the weekend".

Golden Globes: Fiji Water Girl's Identity Revealed Golden Globes: Fiji Water Girl's Identity Revealed She told Glamour that she found the whole experience hilarious, albeit being confused and overwhelmed with the attention. We might only be a week into 2019, but the Fiji Water girl is already a top contender for the biggest meme of the year.

Nigel Clough preview Manchester City FC Nigel Clough preview Manchester City FC When they lifted the League Cup for the second consecutive season, Nigel Clough and his team-mates were called in for training the next day; dad's orders.

Gold holds steady as Fed rate pause bets weigh on dollar Gold holds steady as Fed rate pause bets weigh on dollar Even after last week's strong U.S.jobs data for December, market watchers believe the world's biggest economy is losing momentum. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc .

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative Kilimnik related to the 2016 presidential campaign ", the redacted parts of the document read. (See Doc. 460 at 6). They said Manafort was unclear on how the payment was recorded by his accountant.

German authorities have identified Angela Merkel's hacker German authorities have identified Angela Merkel's hacker He "exploited several vulnerabilities", investigators said, adding that several such security gaps have since been fixed. It has also emerged that German officials knew of at least one attack past year , but thought it was an isolated case.

Truck driver in crash of hockey team's bus pleads guilty Truck driver in crash of hockey team's bus pleads guilty Evidence from the crash and of the truck driver's actions have not yet been submitted to the court. Sidhu stood before the judge and said, "I plead guilty, your honour".

Suspicious packages sent to numerous consulates and embassies Suspicious packages sent to numerous consulates and embassies The journalist also said that Hazmat crews (they deal with unsafe substances) had entered the consulate building. Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade said it had been called to "a number of incidents" across the city.

Airline gives cabin crew six months to lose 'excess weight' Airline gives cabin crew six months to lose 'excess weight' Consequently, it is said to suggest their jobs were under threat should they not take action in the first six months of 2019. Pakistan International Airlines cabin crew face suspension should they tip the scales at 30lbs over the limit.

Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film Margot Robbie will bring the Barbie doll to life in a live-action film. We look forward to building on this collaboration with Warner Bros.

Sentry Tournament of Champions: Xander Schauffele wins with course record Sentry Tournament of Champions: Xander Schauffele wins with course record He hammered a 5-wood onto the green at the 18th to about 12 feet, narrowly missing his third eagle of the final round. McIlroy was making his debut at the event which consists only of PGA Tour winners from the previous calendar year.

Spurs Rumors: San Antonio is the ideal destination for Kristaps Porzingis Spurs Rumors: San Antonio is the ideal  destination for Kristaps Porzingis NY originally selected Porzingis with the fourth pick in the 2015 draft. The Knicks would be able to match any offer Porizingis receives.

Longford people in flu risk group are urged to get vaccinated Longford people in flu risk group are urged to get vaccinated "This year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains and it is not too late to get the vaccine". Those in at-risk groups include people aged 65 and old, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases.

Harley-Davidson LiveWire US Prices Announced Harley-Davidson LiveWire US Prices Announced The LiveWire electric motorcycle has been previewed countless times in both the tech and motorbike industry. Range for the LiveWire is claimed to be 177 kilometres on a single charge based on a mixed-use cycle.