Egypt's presidential elections: What you need to know
Egypt's first multi-candidate presidential elections since the January 2011 uprising take place on 23-24 May.
The election will see the transfer of power from the military, which has been in charge since the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, in favour of a civil government.
A total of 13 candidates from all over the political spectrum are in the running.
BBC Arabic's Ahmed Maher explains what kind of presidential system Egypt is likely to have.
17 May 2012
- From the section Middle East