Egypt heads to polls amid political tension

Former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi widely expected to win polls scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

    Egyptians are heading to polls on Monday and Tuesday to elect a new president, amid hightened political tension.

    Former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is widely expected to win, without a serious political opponent.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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