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  3/27/2014, Adar Bet 25, 5774

Egyptian Army Chief El-Sisi to Run for Local Presidency

Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has announced: "Therefore, I am here before you humbly stating my intention to run for the presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt ... Only your support will grant me this great honor," he said.

In order to run for president, El-Sisi must resign from his post as the head of the Egyptian army.