Africa

Egypt’s Powerful Intelligence Chief Replaced

A member of the Egyptian Presidential guard stands outside a meeting room as Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with Cyprus' President and Greek Prime Minister on Nov. 8, 2014, in Cairo. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of the Egyptian Presidential guard stands outside a meeting room as Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with Cyprus' President and Greek Prime Minister on Nov. 8, 2014, in Cairo. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

CAIRO—Egypt’s powerful intelligence chief, a longtime mentor of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, was removed and replaced by his deputy, security officials said Saturday. Gen. Mohammed Farid el-Tohamy, in his...




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