12 Things You Didn’t Know About Egyptian President Al-Sisi

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Written by Keren Mikva

Enormously popular, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was elected in 2014 and has largely managed to maintain wide support both domestically and abroad. This is surprising, given the context of his election and the tumultuous nature of Egyptian politics in recent years. These make the position of a Egyptian president precarious at best. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about Egyptian President al-Sisi.

Sources: BBC.com, TIME.com, Alarabiya.net, HuffingtonPost.com, JCPA.org