Egypt army chief says he will run for president (10)

Japan Times 2014.03.27 06:45
AP CAIRO - Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the Egyptian military chief who last summer removed the elected Islamist president, announced Wednesday that he will run for president in elections expected next month, putting him on an apparent track to lead a nation beleaguered by ongoing turmoil and violence, a broken political order, a dilapidated economy and concerns over the chances for building a democracy.
BROTHERHOOD, OUSTER, MOHAMMED, PRESIDENT, CAIRO, ARMY, Egypt, USA