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  9/19/2012, Tishrei 3, 5773

Egyptian Intel. Chief Replaced Following Shoot-out

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi officially appointed a new head of Egyptian intelligence, Mohamed Raafat Shehata. He replaces Murad Muwafi, who was dismissed following the incident in northern Sinai that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers last month. The terrorists were stopped by Israel Defense Force soldiers when they tried to invade Israel.