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Latest News Wires Former army general favorite in Egyptian presidential race

Only two candidates will run in Egypt's upcoming presidential election, a leftist politician and the former army general who ousted Egypts first freely-elected president.

By Maggie Fick and Mahmoud MouradReuters / April 20, 2014

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The former army general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month's presidential election, as they were the only candidates to enter before nominations closed, the committee organising the vote said.