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Egypt Leftist to Challenge Former Army Chief Sissi for Presidential Post

Next month's presidential election in Egypt will be contested by just two candidates, after no one else filed paperwork to run in the polls by Sunday's deadline.Former Egyptian army general Abdel el-Sissi will face a challenge from leftist politician Hamdeen Sabbihi. Officials from the Presidential Elections Committee say Sissi submitted close to 200,000 signatures backing his candidacy, far more than the required 25,000 endorsements. Sabbihi submitted around 30,000.A final list of...

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