Egypt’s Sisi announces run for third term to ‘complete the dream’

Cairo (AFP) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announces his candidacy for a third term in office, ahead of December elections he is widely expected to win, despite his security forces being accused of harassing and detaining opponents. A year after deposing Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, Sisi won 96 percent of the vote in 2014. Four years later, he scored a 97-percent victory.


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