Move comes days after housing minister is tasked with forming new government
Move comes two days after resignation of Prime Minister Sharif Ismail
Sisi was re-elected in March after winning 97.8 percent of votes
Leaders speak about joint strike by US, France, UK in Syria, according to Egyptian Presidency
Talks tackled bilateral relations, regional developments and means of fighting terrorism
A former defense minister, al-Sisi led 2013 military coup against Egypt’s first freely-elected president
Flagship state daily Al-Ahram expects an incumbent president to win whopping 92% of the vote
Cairo and Islamabad have maintained formal diplomatic relations since 1948
A former army general, al-Sisi came to power in 2014 election one year after bloody military coup
A spokesman for the pro-Al-Qaeda Majlis Mujahedeen Derna, which controls the city, said the Egyptian air force carried out eight raids on the city without causing casualties.
Visit to Bahrain is fourth and final leg of Gulf tour that also saw Egyptian leader makes stops in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE
The leader of France's far right National Front party said on Sunday that a visit to Egypt to meet with the country's religious and political leaders
The visit comes after months of tension between Cairo and Riyadh
After touching down at Cairo airport, Mattis set off to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who was hailed by Trump during a White House visit earlier this month.
US president ‘looks forward to welcoming’ Egyptian counterpart, White House says
Egyptian president makes assertion amid rumors of plan to resettle Palestinians in desert region
Asked by the interviewer whether he meant the Syrian military, he responded: "Yes."
Court jailed the head of Egypt's press union and two board members for harboring "fugitive colleagues"
Prosecutor-general says Sisi faced two assassination attempts since 2014
It was not immediately clear whether the pardons, reported by state television, included prominent Arab Spring activists such as Ahmed Maher and Alaa Abdel Fattah.
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