Mohamed Samir

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Mohamed Samir
2nd Spokesperson for the Egyptian Armed Forces
Assumed office
1 July 2014
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
Preceded by Ahmed Mohammed Ali
Personal details
Religion Islam
Military service
Allegiance  Egypt
Service/branch Egyptian Army
Years of service 1 July 1988–present

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Brigadier General
Unit Infantry
Battles/wars Sinai insurgency

Brigadier General Mohamed Samir Abdel Aziz Ghonim (Arabic: العميد محمد سمير عبد العزيز غنيم; known as Mohamed Samir) is the spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

Samir finished his studies at Egypt's military academy in 1988 [1] before he served in the Egyptian army's infantry corps, where he held various positions, including battalion commander. He then assumed a position with the military college's teaching facility, in addition to serving as a military attaché in UAE.




  • Bachelor of Military Sciences from the military academy.[2]
  • The inevitable Educational brigades of infantry Unit.[2]
  • Basic Paratrooper Jump course.[2]
  • International Shooting course.[2]
  • Small Arms shooting course.[2]
  • Snipers' teaching course.[2]
  • Guarding and terrorism countering course.[2]
  • Advanced Infantry course from the United States.[2]
  • Regional Security challenges course from the United States.[2]
  • Military Diplomacy course from Geneva Centre for Security Policy.[2]

Main Commands[edit]

  • Commander of (Platoon, Company, Battalion).[2]
  • Member of the teaching staff in the infantry institute.[2]
  • Military observer in the United Nations.[2]
  • Military Attaché in Abu Dhabi, UAE.[1]

Orders, decorations and medals[edit]

  • Military Duty Decoration, First Class.[2]
  • Longevity & Exemplary Medal.[2]
  • Silver Jubilee of October War Medal.[2]
  • Golden Jubilee of the 23rd of July Revolution.[2]
  • Silver Jubilee of The Liberation Of Sinai Medal.[2]
  • 25 January Revolution Medal.[2]
  • United Nations Medal.[1]
  • Physical efficiency Medal from the US Army.[1]


External links[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Ahmed Mohammed Ali
Spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces
Succeeded by