Egypt army discusses army chief al-Sisi's presidential bid: State media

CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt's top army command discussed a possible presidential bid by army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at a meeting on Monday, state media reported.

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces "is meeting to discuss developments on the security front, especially in northern Sinai, in addition to looking into other matters including the peoples' demand for the defence minister (Sisi) to run for the presidency," state news agency MENA reported.