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Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. File
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, a former army chief, has ruled for nearly a decade in the Arab world's most populous country.
Experts had predicted Sisi would move forward the 2024 election, ahead of a possible switch to a flexible exchange rate that could exacerbate social tensions.
Sisi was first elected in 2014 and then won a 2018 vote in a landslide.
“Presidential hopefuls can apply from October, and the list of candidates is to be finalised by Nov.9,” said Walid Hassan Hamza, chairman of Egypt's National Election Authority.
The vote comes at a time Egypt's currency has lost half its value since March 2022 and inflation reached an all-time high of 39.7 per cent in August.
The government has kept the exchange rate pegged since early this year.
The video showed Sisi stopped his speech and went to the back of the stage and grabbed a chair for the female student.
Egypt held a gala parade on Saturday celebrating the transport of 22 of its prized royal mummies from central Cairo to their new resting place in a massive new museum further south in the capital.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi on the anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution.
The cabinet shake-up, which was approved by parliament in an emergency session, affected 13 portfolios, including health, education, culture, local development and irrigation ministries.
The new plan will accelerate the momentum it has achieved in its transition towards clean energy over the last decade, backed by a clear roadmap for reaching its net-zero goal by 2050.
Russia’s Central Election Commission said on Friday that the election would for the first time be held over three days — from March 15-17.
Leucistic alligators are the rarest genetic variation in the American alligator. They differ from albino alligators, which have pink eyes and a complete loss of pigment, according to Gatorland. Park visitors will be able to see the alligator early next year.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi told the press conference that if the resolution fails on Friday, it would be giving a licence to Israel "to continue with its massacre."