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PHOTO GALLERY: Egyptians start casting their votes in the 2018 presidential election


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A man casts his vote during the presidential election in Alexandria, Egypt March 26, 2018.
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People hold Egyptian flags as they wait to cats their votes during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, March 26, 2018.
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Egyptian voters queue up outside a polling station as policemen, army conscripts, and Republican Guardsmen stand guard before the start of the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in the capital Cairo's eastern neighbourhood of Heliopolis on March 26, 2018.
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Egyptians cast their votes at a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, March 26, 2018.
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An Egyptian army conscipt stands guard as voters queue up outside a polling station before the start of the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on March 26, 2018.
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Egyptian army soldiers patrol as voters queue up outside a polling station before the start of the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in al-Haram neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on March 26, 2018.
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A picture taken on March 26, 2018 shows a view inside a polling station on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district, with a voter hunched in the back as he ticks his ballot prior to casting it.
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A picture taken on March 26, 2018 shows Egyptian voters inside a polling station on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district.
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An elderly Egyptian woman casts her vote at a polling station on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on March 26, 2018.
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A man casts his vote inside a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt March 26, 2018.
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Egyptian voters queue up as they enter a polling station to cast their votes on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on March 26, 2018.
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President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi signing in front of his name in voters' registry before casting his ballot at Mostafa Yousry Emeira School’s polling station in Cairo's Heliopolis district.
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A female Egyptian voter is guided by election officials to the classroom where she is to cast her vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo's eastern neighbourhood of Heliopolis on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections on March 26, 2018.
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Women holding Egyptian flags celebrate outside a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, March 26, 2018.
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A female Egyptian voter casts her vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo's eastern neighbourhood of Heliopolis on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections on March 26, 2018.
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A man casts his vote inside a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt March 26, 2018.
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An Egyptian child casts a vote with a man at a polling station polling station in the capital Cairo's eastern neighbourhood of Heliopolis on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections on March 26, 2018.
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A Egyptian voter signs his name in the voter registry upon arriving to cast his vote in a polling station in the capital Cairo's eastern neighbourhood of Heliopolis on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections on March 26, 2018.
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Egyptian play ney instruments as another rolling dervish dances outside a polling station in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections on March 26, 2018.
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A member of security forces stands guard as people celebrate outside a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, March 26, 2018
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Egyptian youths ride on scooters and small motorcycles carrying posters and wearing t-shirts bearing the image of incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and holding national flags outside a polling station on the first day of the 2018 presidential elections, in Boulaq al-Dakrour neighbourhood in the capital Cairo's southwestern Giza district on March 26, 2018.
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Police and army soldiers help an elderly voter as she enters a polling station during the first day of the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 26, 2018. Polls opened on Monday in Egypt's presidential election with the outcome — a second, four-year term for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi — a foregone conclusion, in what is seen by critics as a signal of the country's return to the authoritarian rule that prevailed since the 1950s
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Members of security forces stand guard as people wait to cast their vote at a polling station during the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt March 26, 2018.
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Women line up to enter a polling station during the first day of the presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 26, 2018. Egyptians head to the polls on Monday but the presidential election this time is not about who wins — that was settled long ago — but about how many people bother to cast ballots
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A man in a wheelchair arrives to cast his vote during the presidential election in Alexandria, Egypt March 26, 2018.
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Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros (Theodoros) II (C) casts his vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo's central neighbourhood of Abbasiya on the first day of the 2018 presidential election on March 26, 2018.
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