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President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia

Mahmoud al-Sisi, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s son and a senior official in the powerful General Intelligence Service (GIS), is being reassigned to a long-term position at Egypt’s diplomatic delegation in Moscow, according to multiple sources, including two GIS officials who spoke to Mada Masr separately.

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Sisi attempts to breathe new life into Egyptian security services

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Dec. 23 dismissed Maj. Gen. Mohamed al-Shahat from his post as director of Military Intelligence after three years on the job and appointed Maj. Gen. Khaled Megawer as his successor. Megawer had previously served as deputy director of Military Intelligence, Second Field Army commander and military attache at the Egyptian Embassy …

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Egypt ‘on the right track’ in military industrialization field: Army spokesman

Spokesperson for the Egyptian Armed Forces Tamer al-Refei said on Tuesday that the delegates participating in the Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2018) praised the modern arms in the Egyptian pavilion, which showcase that Egypt is “on the right track” in the field of military industrialization.

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Interior Ministry to accept law school graduates into Police Academy, phase out high school recruits

The Police Academy will begin accepting law school graduates at the beginning of the next academic year, as it moves to phase out high school diploma holders, according to a well informed source. While the political impetus behind the decision is not clear, and although it does not address broader …

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