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In Pictures: Turnout threatens to mar Sisi win

AFP – Egypt was wrapping up a presidential election Tuesday with fears of a low turnout threatening to cloud the expected victory of the ex-army chief who toppled its first freely elected leader. As polls opened for the second and final day of voting, authorities announced that they were declaring a public holiday and extending …

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In Pictures: Egypt votes… again

  AFP – Amid heavy security, Egyptians voted for a new president Monday in an election expected to sweep to power ex-army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The two-day election is the first since the frontrunner Al-Sisi deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, a move that unleashed the bloodiest violence in Egypt’s recent …

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Who is backing who?

Al-Sisi backers Salafi Al-Nour Party, the political wing of the conservative preaching group Salafi Da’awa Al-Wafd Party, one of Egypt’s oldest political parties, which was strongly active during the era of ousted president Hosni Muabark Free Egyptians Party, a liberal party co-founded in 2011 by  business tycoon Naguib Sawiris Egyptian National Movement Party, which was …

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