ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 150

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Polls open in Egypt’s symbolic presidential election

Polling stations open for Egyptians to cast their ballots in a presidential election the incumbent, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is widely expected to win.

The vote in the country of nearly 106 million people will run until Tuesday, with results expected to be announced on December 18. Former army chief Sissi has been president since 2014, a year after deposing Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Running against him are just three relatively unknown candidates, all up for election for the first time.

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