Al Arabiya documentary: Sisi’s climb to Egypt’s presidency
Thursday, 22 May 2014
Following the landslide victory of former Egyptian army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in the early results of the presidential election’s expat vote, Al Arabiya News Channel airs a documentary on the journey of presidential frontrunner to the country’s top job.
In the video, Al Arabiya’s Cairo bureau chief Randa Abu al Azm sheds the light on Sisi’s childhood and his education before focusing on his family and the job positions he occupied.
Abu al Azm also highlights the frequent comparison between Sisi and former President Gamal Abdel Nasser as well as Sisi’s relations with world powers.