In Focus | Egypt
The rise of militia businessman Arjani

Ibrahim al-Arjani has rapidly risen to become one of the most powerful men in Egypt, from marshalling pro-government militias to fighting Islamists in his native North Sinai to expanding his business conglomerate's activities into the heart of the Nile Valley thanks to his proximity to the presidential Sisi clan. [...]
Published on 25.09.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 7 minutes
Egyptian businessman Ibrahim al-Arjani.
Egyptian businessman Ibrahim al-Arjani. © Egyptian Defence Ministry/AFP/ Albers/Shutterstock/Studio Pachamama
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