BREAKING: Egypt Sisi appoints new police and defence ministers

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed on Thursday a new defence and a new interior minister as a new cabinet has been sworn in, state TV reported.

Mohamed Zaki has been named defence minister, succeding Sedki Sobhi. Mahmoud Tawfik, succeeding Magdi Abdel Ghaffar, has been appointed interior minister.