Egypt votes in parliamentary poll set to strengthen President Sisi

October 18, 2015 12:23 PM

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Egypt votes in parliamentary poll set to strengthen President Sisi

That is how Egypt’s long-awaited parliamentary election, which began on Sunday, is being presented.

But there is little suspense or voter enthusiasm about a poll set to reinforce President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi who, as army chief, ousted elected leader Mohamed Mursi of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.

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