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Egyptians in Sinai Queue for Bread, Not Ballots

As some voters in mainland Egypt chanted praise for President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi outside polling stations on their way to re-elect him, residents of the restive northern Sinai Peninsula lined up for a different reason — bread handouts. A military campaign in North Sinai that aims to crush Islamic State militants has blocked most access to the peninsula as forces carry out air raids, deploy patrols and impose curfews, creating a stranglehold that has led to a shortage of food and...

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