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Egypt heads to polls to choose between Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and ‘rival’

Egyptians vote in a presidential election Monday to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known candidate, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, who has struggled to make the case he is not Sisi’s minion.

Egypt presidential race starts with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi favourite to win

Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory in the absence of a serious challenger in the two-candidate race.

Egypt opposition urges boycott of presidential election

Opposition parties and figures in Egypt called on Tuesday for a boycott of the March presidential election in which incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi looks set to romp to victory.

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