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Egypt Coalition Calls for Boycott of March Vote

A coalition of eight Egyptian opposition parties and some 150 pro-democracy public figures on Tuesday called for a boycott of the March presidential election, calling it an “absurdity” and comparing the government’s handling of the vote to that of “old and crude dictatorships.” President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to win a second, four-year term in the March 26-28 vote. A face-saving candidate's last-minute entry spared the government the embarrassment of a...

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