Yunes Makhyoun, the head of the Salafist Al-Nour party, speaks during a press conference in Cairo on January 28, 2018, ahead of Egypt's presidential elections. / AFP / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED
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Egypt's ultra-conservative Islamist Al-Nour party has decided to support President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in his bid to be re-elected in March, the party said Sunday.Sisi, who has been in power since 2014, appears set to run unopposed after all other presidential hopefuls announced they would not take part in the election on March 26-28 .Sisi was elected president a year after heading the 2013 military ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who hailed from the Muslim Brotherhood, amid mass protests against his one-year rule.
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