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Staunch Sisi supporter calls for opening of stadia and dialogue with ultras

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Staunch Sisi supporter calls for opening of stadia and dialogue with ultras

By James M. Dorsey A staunch supporter of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, has called on the government to allow soccer fans, a pillar of anti-government protest, back into stadia that have largely been closed to the public for nearly five years. Mr. Sawiri’s request on the eve of two African Confederation…

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Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire

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Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire

Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire  By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz West Palm Beach, Florida The course of revolutions is unpredictable. Three years ago, while it was Tunisia which ignited the Arab Spring, it was Egypt’s Tahreer Square which displayed the richest moments of struggle for freedom. The multitudes of peaceful protestors in Tahreer –…

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