Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF; Arabic: المجلس الأعلى للقوات المسلحة, al-Maǧlis al-ʾAʿlā lil-Quwwāt al-Musallaḥa, also Higher Council of the Armed Forces and National Defence Council) is a statutory body of between 20 and 25 senior Egyptian military officers. The Field Marshal is in charge of the supreme council. It is currently Abdul Fatah al-Sisi and Lieutenant General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki. The council mets only in cases of war or great internal emergencies.
- "Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces". The New York Times. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2011.