News Briefs

  Sivan 2, 5772 , 23/05/12

Anarchy on the Eve of Egyptian Presidential Elections

At least three presidential candidates are among hundreds of people who have been attacked by armed men over the past year as Egypt prepares to vote for a president for the first time since former President Hosni Mubarak was toppled from power more than a year ago. The 13 candidates set to square off at the polls on Wednesday have very different views about how to get the country back on track - but they all agree that something needs to be done.
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