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Air force destroys 8 vehicles carrying arms in Western Desert

As part of the security apparatus’s efforts to capture the perpetrators in the deadly Al-Wahat attack, the Egyptian air force prevented an attempt to smuggle arms and explosives into the country through the western borders with Libya, a statement by the spokesperson of the military forces, Tamer Al-Refaee, said on Monday. Doing so, the air …

Daily News Egypt

New Defence Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sissi (left) has continued to make new appointments to some of the top ranks in Egypt’s military, pictured here with President Mohamed Morsi at the presidential palace in Cairo on 13 August AFP PHOTO/HO/EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY

Morsy appoints new military commanders

Staff Major General Abdel-Moniem Bayoumi Al-Terras has been appointed Commander of the Air Defence Forces, Staff Air Vice-Marshal Younes El-Sayed Hamed was made Commander of the Air Force and Staff Rear Admiral Osama Ahmed Ahmed El-Gendy is now Commander of the Navy.

Ahmed Aboulenein

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