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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo released on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Military spokesman of the Armed Forces, Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, kisses the forehead of a relative of a 2nd Field Army solider who was killed after a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into one of two buses carrying off-duty soldiers, at the road between the border town of Rafah and the coastal city of el-Arish, during their funeral procession in Cairo. The head of Egypt’s military, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is riding on a wave of popular fervor that is almost certain to carry him to election as president. Unknown only two years ago, a broad sector of Egyptians now hail him as the nation’s savior after he ousted the Islamists from power, and the state-backed personality cult around him is so eclipsing, it may be difficult to find a candidate to oppose him if he runs. Still, if he becomes president, he faces the tough job of ruling a deeply divided nation that has already turned against two leaders.(AP Photo/The Official Facebook Page of the Egyptian Military spokesman of the Armed Forces, File)

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