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Egypt to hold May 26-27 presidential election

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Egypt announced a presidential election for May 26-27, a poll likely to be swept by the retired army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who deposed the Islamist president in July.  

Egyptian judge, Anwar Rashad al-Assi, head of the presidential Electoral Commission, attends a press conference in Cairo on March 30, 2014, to announce the timetable for the upcoming presidential election

Sisi is expected to win the vote riding on a wave of popularity for having removed the divisive president Mohamed Morsi after mass protests demanding his resignation.

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