09.07.2011 07.Tammus, 5771 Balak
Omar Suleiman announces will not run for Egypt presidency
Egypt former intelligence chief appointed vice president in last days of Mubarak's rule says wants to spend time to 'relax.. and look after his family'.
The man appointed as Egypt's vice-president in the last days of Hosni Mubarak's rule will not run for head of state in the upcoming elections later this year, a local newspaper reported on Friday.
Omar Suleiman, a former intelligence chief and one of Mubarak's closest confidants, was named for the number two job in a failed attempt to calm a popular uprising. It was Suleiman who announced that Mubarak was stepping down and handing over power to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces on Feb. 11….