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In Pictures: Voting in the Nile Delta
Scenes from two days of presidential elections in Alexandria, Tanta and elsewhere in Egypt's northern region.
Last Modified: 25 May 2012 15:43


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A young man waits to vote in the Smouha area of Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Navy officers stand guard at a polling station where a woman waits to vote - underneath a sign forbidding weapons from being taken inside.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A young boy stands among women waiting to vote.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Voting officials enjoy a brief pause on the busy first day of voting in Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A officer of the navy allows a few women to enter at a time.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
In order to prevent voter fraud, people must dip a finger in purple dye after casting their ballot.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Men waiting in line in the coastal city of Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Many schools were used as polling stations for the elections, such as this one in Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
The election ballot, featuring all 13 presidential candidates.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Men cast their vote at a classroom in Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A voter and his daughter check a list posted outside an Alexandria school find out where exactly to vote.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A judge in Tanta, 50 miles north of Cairo, helps a woman register before casting her ballot.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A young mother in Tanta casts her ballot.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Lawahaz Ibrahim, a 73-year-old from Tanta (centre) said it was important that whoever come to power focused on the poor. "Sometimes I can't find anything to eat," she said.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A military police officer stands in front of a line of women waiting to vote in Tanta.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A woman stands in front of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh campaign posters, while waiting for her husband outside a polling station in Tanta.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
An elderly woman dyes her finger after casting her ballot for the first time.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A police officer stands at the exit of a polling station in the Tel el-Haddadin ("Hill of Blacksmiths") area of Tanta


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
A man casts his ballot at a polling station in Alexandria.


Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
Women wait in lines at a polling station on the first day of voting in Alexandria. Asked how they felt, they shouted: "We are free!"



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A young man waits to vote in the Smouha area of Alexandria.;*;Navy officers stand guard at a polling station where a woman waits to vote - underneath a sign forbidding weapons from being taken inside. ;*;A young boy stands among women waiting to vote.;*;Voting officials enjoy a brief pause on the busy first day of voting in Alexandria. ;*;A officer of the navy allows a few women to enter at a time.;*;In order to prevent voter fraud, people must dip a finger in purple dye after casting their ballot.;*;Men waiting in line in the coastal city of Alexandria. ;*;Many schools were used as polling stations for the elections, such as this one in Alexandria. ;*;The election ballot, featuring all 13 presidential candidates.;*;Men cast their vote at a classroom in Alexandria. ;*;A voter and his daughter check a list posted outside an Alexandria school find out where exactly to vote. ;*;A judge in Tanta, 50 miles north of Cairo, helps a woman register before casting her ballot. ;*;A young mother in Tanta casts her ballot.;*;Lawahaz Ibrahim, a 73-year-old from Tanta (centre) said it was important that whoever come to power focused on the poor. "Sometimes I can(***)t find anything to eat," she said. ;*;A military police officer stands in front of a line of women waiting to vote in Tanta.;*;A woman stands in front of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh campaign posters, while waiting for her husband outside a polling station in Tanta.;*;An elderly woman dyes her finger after casting her ballot for the first time. ;*;A police officer stands at the exit of a polling station in the Tel el-Haddadin ("Hill of Blacksmiths") area of Tanta ;*;A man casts his ballot at a polling station in Alexandria. ;*;Women wait in lines at a polling station on the first day of voting in Alexandria. Asked how they felt, they shouted: "We are free!" Daylife ID:
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In Pictures: Voting in the Deltahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta: Al Jazeera captures two days of elections for Egypt's president in cities like Alexandria, Tanta and elsewhere in the northern region. en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Fri, 25 May 2012 10:00:26 GMTFri, 25 May 2012 15:06:58 GMTVoting in the Nile Deltahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=02yP88nfns2D4A young man waits to vote in Smouha area of Alexandria.Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=02yP88nfns2D4Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA young man waits to vote in Smouha area of Alexandria.Voting in the Nile Delta http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=01V58wQb0u7FKNavy officers stand guard outside a polling station where a woman waits to vote underneath a sign forbidding weapons from being taken inside polling stations. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=01V58wQb0u7FKMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesNavy officers stand guard outside a polling station where a woman waits to vote underneath a sign forbidding weapons from being taken inside polling stations. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=04j53BWdd78YlA young boy stands among women waiting to vote Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=04j53BWdd78YlMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA young boy stands among women waiting to vote http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05rO2vQ0rTbJEVoting officials enjoy the brief pause on the busy first day of voting in Alexandria. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05rO2vQ0rTbJEMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesVoting officials enjoy the brief pause on the busy first day of voting in Alexandria. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0cHzg4udQebq7A navy officer allows a few women to enter at a time.Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0cHzg4udQebq7Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA navy officer allows a few women to enter at a time. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0dFa1Bp07F7dcIn order to prevent voter fraud, people must dip a finger in purple dye after casting their ballot.Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0dFa1Bp07F7dcMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesIn order to prevent voter fraud, people must dip a finger in purple dye after casting their ballot. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0dQBf2adJE051Men waiting in line in the coastal city of Alexandria. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0dQBf2adJE051Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesMen waiting in line in the coastal city of Alexandria. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05wudN26Zo6cHSchools were transformed into polling stations for the elections and much of the decorations and other learning materials were kept in the classrooms like this one in Alexandria. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05wudN26Zo6cHMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesSchools were transformed into polling stations for the elections and much of the decorations and other learning materials were kept in the classrooms like this one in Alexandria. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=090idyE7aOc3yThe election ballot featuring all 13 presidential candidates.Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=090idyE7aOc3yMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesThe election ballot featuring all 13 presidential candidates. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0eTNaBu2nv4uNMen cast their vote at a classroom in Alexandria. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0eTNaBu2nv4uNMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesMen cast their vote at a classroom in Alexandria. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0gJ74IEfur2gIA voter and his daughter look for his name on a list posted outside a school in Alexandria to know where he is voting exactly. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0gJ74IEfur2gIMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA voter and his daughter look for his name on a list posted outside a school in Alexandria to know where he is voting exactly. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=00TTdKPeKc1akA judge in Tanta, 50 miles north of Cairo, helps a woman register before casting her ballot. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=00TTdKPeKc1akMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA judge in Tanta, 50 miles north of Cairo, helps a woman register before casting her ballot. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=04yE56Ig3ObolA young mother in Tanta casts her ballot.Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=04yE56Ig3ObolMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA young mother in Tanta casts her ballot. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05RD7NOfhS7mNSeventy-three-year-old Lawahaz Ibrahim from Tanta (center) said it's important that whoever come to power focus on the poor. "Sometimes I can't find anything to eat," she said. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=05RD7NOfhS7mNMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesSeventy-three-year-old Lawahaz Ibrahim from Tanta (center) said it's important that whoever come to power focus on the poor. "Sometimes I can't find anything to eat," she said. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=01EOh0w9gkdMqA military police officer stands in front of a line of women waiting to vote in Tanta.Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=01EOh0w9gkdMqMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA military police officer stands in front of a line of women waiting to vote in Tanta. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=00Uc7419e9fe0A woman stands in front of poster for candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh while waiting for her husband outside a polling station in Tanta. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=00Uc7419e9fe0Matthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA woman stands in front of poster for candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh while waiting for her husband outside a polling station in Tanta. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=08xnczMaGr1VBAn elderly woman dyes her finger after casting her ballot for the first time. Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=08xnczMaGr1VBMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesAn elderly woman dyes her finger after casting her ballot for the first time. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=071PfsdgXqeZPA police officer stands at the exit of a polling station in the Tel el-Haddadin ("Hill of Blacksmiths") area of Tanta Fri, 25 May 2012 10:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=071PfsdgXqeZPMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA police officer stands at the exit of a polling station in the Tel el-Haddadin ("Hill of Blacksmiths") area of Tanta http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0fyS7l3e3e00rA man casts his ballot at a polling station in Alexandria. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0fyS7l3e3e00rMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesA man casts his ballot at a polling station in Alexandria. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0cjAbfhaUh3dgWomen wait in lines at a polling station on the first day of voting in Alexandria. "We are free," they shouted when asked what they feel. Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-Voting-in-the-Delta?image_id=0cjAbfhaUh3dgMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload ImagesWomen wait in lines at a polling station on the first day of voting in Alexandria. "We are free," they shouted when asked what they feel.

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