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Last Challenger to Egypt's Sissi Withdraws from Presidential Race

Prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Khaled Ali, the last main challenger of incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in Egypt’s presidential race, announced Wednesday he has dropped out. “We today announce our decision not to enter this race, and will not present our candidacy papers,” Ali said in Cairo. The announcement came a day after Egypt’s military detained former army chief of staff Lieutenant General Sami Anan — the only other serious challenger to general-turned-president Sissi in...

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