Egypt to consider longer presidential term: lawmaker

FILE PHOTO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at the airport in Amman, Jordan, January 13, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt will consider extending the presidential term to six years from four, a senior lawmaker said on Sunday, which could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power beyond 2022, when his second term is due to end. The speaker of Egypt’s parliament, Ali Abdelaal, said he had received a motion […]

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