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Egyptian Army Chief Sissi Announces Run for Presidency

Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sissi said on Wednesday he had resigned from his positions as defense minister and army chief and announced he would run for the presidency in a forthcoming election that he is expected to win easily. In a televised statement, Sissi said he could not "perform miracles"' and called on Egyptians to work hard to improve their country. The 59-year-old who deposed President Mohamed Morsi last year also said Egypt was threatened by terrorists and he...

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