Huge portraits of Egypt’s Sisi appear on Gaza streets

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A group of Palestinians raised portraits of Egyptian President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi in some main streets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, expressing gratitude from local residents for reconstruction parts of the war-battered Gaza Strip. After years of retreat, Egypt is making its presence felt again in the neighbouring Palestinian enclave, emerging as a key benefactor in the aftermath of the last bombing of Gaza by Israel in May. Gaza resident Mohammed al-Salihi, who was putting up Sisi’s photographs, told The New Arab that “Egyptian and Qatari efforts have had a significant and clear impact in ac…

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