Egypt’s el-Sissi replaces interior minister in reshuffle

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reshuffled his Cabinet on Thursday, replacing the powerful minister in charge of the nation’s police along with six other ministers, state television reported. Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, who oversees police, was replaced by another police general, Magdy Abdel-Ghaffar, a career officer in the feared State Security Agency who briefly led the agency in 2012. El-Sissi later named Ibrahim an adviser to the prime minister, a largely ceremonial position with little, if any, executive powers. The appointment appeared to be a show of gratitude for Ibrahim’s support for el-Sissi when, as…

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