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Egypt's General Sissi Resigns to Run for President

Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has officially announced that he is resigning from the armed forces so he can run in a presidential election he is expected to easily win. In a speech on state television Wednesday, the general said Egypt is threatened by terrorists, and that now is the time to restore and rebuild the country with dignity.He warned that he could not fix the country's problems, such as a poor economy and high unemployment, alone, and that everyone must...

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