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Posted: March 5, 2014 at 5:26 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I spoke in signs so that people don’t get confused. I hope you all got the sign.” Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egypt’s military chief, who hinted in a speech that he intends to run for president but said he could not openly declare his candidacy because he still holds the post of defense minister

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