Sisi looms large over Egypt vote

An Egyptian man sits next to a banner bearing a portrait of Mohammed Badawi Desouki, a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections, as the country prepares to vote SundayEgyptians begin voting Sunday for a parliament expected to step firmly in line behind President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor in 2013. Former army chief Sisi won the 2014 presidential election despite having no political party of his own, and insists he has no political allies. “They will not oppose President Sisi’s policies.

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