Thursday 19 July 2012
CAIRO: Egypt’s former vice president Omar Suleiman, long-time spy chief to deposed president Hosni Mubarak, died on Thursday in the United States, the official MENA news agency reported.
“Former vice president General Omar Suleiman died in the early hours of Thursday in a hospital in the United States,” the agency said.
“He was undergoing medical tests in Cleveland,” Suleiman’s aide Hussein Kamal told AFP, adding that arrangements were being made to return his body to Egypt for burial.
Courtesy of http://www.arabnews.com