Egypt's president promotes army chief to top rank (17)

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Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour has promoted army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sissi to the rank of Field Marshall, the highest in the country's armed forces, the presidency said Monday. Many in Egypt have been urging al-Sissi, who announced the ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, to run for president, dpa reported. Follow us on Twitter @TRENDNewsAgency
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