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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‚Äôawa Al-Wafd Party, one of Egypt‚Äôs 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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Would voting legitimise elections?

By Wael Eskandar It is no longer necessary to wait for the actual voting process to determine whether the upcoming elections will be free and fair. The idea of fair elections has been dispelled by the manner in which the current regime has operated on a variety of issues. While the counting itself may eventually …

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