Egyptian policemen stand guard at the site of an explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in down town Cairo on March 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
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Egypt's new Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar has made major changes to his senior police command, a ministry statement said late Friday, as security forces struggle with ongoing Islamist militant attacks.Egypt has been struggling to crush militant attacks that have been on the rise since Morsi's removal in 2013 .Ibrahim, who led the police crackdown against Morsi supporters, was removed amid mounting criticism over the failure to prevent militant attacks.After Morsi's ouster, Egypt's once-hated police force was largely rehabilitated in the eyes of the public.
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