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Sisi names new chief of staff

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Saturday named a new armed forces chief of staff, AFP reported. He appointed former defense ministry secretary general Mohammed Farid Hegazy to the post, the presidency announced, without providing a reason for the change. His predecessor Mahmoud Hegazy, who had held the post since …

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President Sisi arrives in Saudi Arabia

THE LEVANT – Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi met late Sunday in Saudi Arabia with one of his strongest international supporters, King Abdullah, to talk about key security issues impacting the region. Saudi Arabia’s monarch has given Egypt at least $12 billion in aid to buoy its economy after the military, led …

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