“You told me you were going to be like a bulldozer which paves the way…where is that bulldozer?” This figure of speech was used by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, aimed at Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb in a Sunday public speech. “President kids PM”, newspapers headlines read the next morning. But anybody who followed …
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