TOPIC Sisi for president
The turnout question
Mai Shams El-Din | Before the turnout of 47.4 percent was officially announced by the Presidential Election Commission last
Apathetic students
Mai Shams El-Din | Ahmed Khalaf was startled when he got a phone call from this reporter, because he expected news of arrest
Mahalla highlights workers’ high expectations of Sisi
Jano Charbel | Although he has not proposed any specific labor reforms, presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seems
The voice of Christians
Lina Attalah | In the Daher neighborhood, east of Cairo, signs and billboards in support of presidential candidate Abdel
Tactical voters
Lina Attalah and Ursula Lindsey | In the 2012 presidential elections, a little less than 5 million people voted for left-leaning journalist
The old regime rallies around Sisi
Jahd Khalil | Waiting for a chartered jet at Cairo Airport earlier this month, brothers Mostafa and Mahmoud Bakry schmoozed
Sisi posters and the politics of patronage
Jano Charbel | Electoral campaign posters for former Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are abundant in every Egyptian
Sisi and his women
Dalia Rabie | A group of young men in white t-shirts lock hands to form a cordon, keeping dozens of cheering and ululating
Songs for voting to
Jenifer Evans and Andeel | Exploring the murky world of Egypt's propagandist pop music.
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Decorating authoritarian rule
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Cartoon: Concussion
Andeel | Man: "I totally lost my memory — I can't remember at all why I elected Sisi!!"
Cartoon: Sisi’s name
Andeel | Gold: "I <3 January 25" Red: "Sisi"
Cartoon: Where are the votes?
Andeel |   Caption: Sisi announces winning 24 million votes. Sisi: "Here we go..."
Cartoon: Abdel FatTahya Masr
Andeel | Abdel Fattah al-Sisi + Tahya Masr (long live Egypt) = "Abdel FatTahya Masr"  
Cartoon: The field marshal’s plan
Andeel |   Caption: The field marshal announces his presidential plan Plan: To hell with revolution, and with those who made it happen.