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Egyptian voters urged to allow President el-Sissi rule until 2030

Egyptian pro-government media urged a "yes" vote Sunday, the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

Egypt mulls changing constitution to keep Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power

Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are calling for constitutional changes that would allow him to stay in power once his second term ends in 2022.

Egypt’s Sisi to be sworn in Saturday at parliament

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be sworn in for his second term on Saturday during a special parliament session, state-media reported.

Leaked diplomatic documents shows UAE dissatisfied with Saudi policies

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (MbZ) is working on breaking up Saudi Arabia, leaked documents obtained by Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar revealed.

Colombian nun abducted in Mali appears in a Jihadist video

A Colombian nun kidnapped nearly a year ago in Mali appears in a video in which she asks for the intervention of Pope Francis, reports the Mauritanian agency Al-Akhbar and the American center of surveillance of jihadist movements, SITE.

Egypt to hold presidential election in March

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26 to 28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said on Monday.

Lebanon PM Saad al-Hariri under house arrest in Saudi Arabia – report

Saad al-Hariri, who quit as Lebanese Prime Minister in a weekend broadcast from Saudi Arabia, has been held under house arrest in the kingdom, a pro-Hezbollah daily said on Tuesday citing unnamed sources.

Israel minister wants probe of Arab filmmaker over Lebanon remarks

Israel's culture minister asked the attorney general Sunday to order the investigation of a prominent Arab Israeli filmmaker who spoke out against the Jewish state during a visit to Lebanon.

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