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Egypt’s Sisi Sworn in For Second Presidential Term With Vow to Fight Terrorism

Sisi overthrew Islamist Mohamed Mursi, Egypt’s first freely-elected president, after protests against Mursi’s rule in 2013. Jun 2, 2018 — Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in for a second term as Egyptian president on Saturday with a vow to fight “those who choose violence, terrorism and extremism” — after a landslide victory in a March election in which all serious opponents had withdrawn. Egyptian air force fighter planes drew the Egyptian flag across the sky in red, white and black smoke, while helicopters buzzed over the former military chief’s motorcadeRead More