Egyptians vote in presidential polls clouded by economic crisis, Gaza war

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2023
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Incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is likely to secure a third term despite the country facing severe economic crisis. Egyptians are voting in a presidential election overshadowed by war in neighbouring Gaza and economic woes, with the incumbent, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, likely to secure a third term. Polls opened at 9am (07:00 GMT) on Sunday, with dozens of voters queueing in front of polling stations in central Cairo amid heavy security. Voting will take place until Tuesday, between 9am and 9pm (07:00-19:00 GMT) each day and the official results are to...

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https://aljazeera.com/news/2023/12/10/egyptians-vote-in-presidential-polls-clouded-by-economic-crisis-gaza-war

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