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From a video of senior Egyptian army officers at a meeting held by General Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, leaked last October by the Islamist website Rassd News Network; the meeting is thought to have occurred around the time of the December 2012 constitutional referendum, seven months before the coup that deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Omar is an officer identified only by his first name. El-Sisi, then minister of defense, was appointed first deputy prime minister last August. Translated from the Arabic by Ahmed Ould Meiloud.

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