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  3/28/2014, Adar Bet 26, 5774

Sisi's Replacement in Egypt Sworn In

Egypt's new armed forces chief and defense minister was sworn in on Thursday, a day after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi resigned so he could stand for the presidency.

The BBC reported that Egypt’s interim president Adly Mansour confirmed General Sedki Sobhi's appointment at the weekly cabinet meeting in Cairo.