Egypt’s powerful intelligence chief replaced

Egyptian security officials said late Saturdaythat Egypt's powerful intelligence chief has been removed and replaced by his deputy.
Gen. Mohammed Farid el-Tohamy was put in charge of the intelligence agency immediately after the military ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013.
El-Tohamy was viewed as a longtime mentor of Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Officials said that el-Tohamy, who was in his mid 60s, was relieved of his post for health reasons.
The new intelligence chief is Khaled Fawzy, a longtime intelligence officer, who heads the national security agency.

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