EGYPT’S SISI APPOINTS INTERIM INTELLIGENCE CHIEF: STATE TV

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi appointed Maj. Gen. Abbas Kamel Thursday as interim chief of the country’s General Intelligence Service, state television reported.

The move comes ahead of a March presidential election where Sisi is expected to run for a second term in office. He has yet to announce his candidacy, however.

Source: National News Agency