Egyptians Head to Polls in Election Overshadowed by Gaza War

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2023
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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians head to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election in which Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is poised to win a third term in power as the country grapples with an economic crisis and a war on its border with Gaza. Three candidates qualified to stand against Sisi in the election, none of them high-profile figures. The most prominent potential challenger halted his run in October, saying officials and thugs had targeted his supporters - accusations dismissed by the national election authority. Authorities and commentators on tightly...

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