May 26, 2014

Why Egyptians Will Vote for Sisi

Tawfik Hamid, Al Jazeera

The Associated Press

General Abdul Fattah el-Sisi has won most of the votes of Egyptians who live overseas. And many feel he is likely to dominate the upcoming presidential election on May 26-27. There are a number of reasons why these Egyptians believe Sisi may be the right choice for the top job.

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