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Political banners and posters take over Egypt's streets

11 May 2012 Last updated at 01:20 BST

The countdown for Egypt's first multi-candidate presidential elections since the January 2011 revolution has started.

And weeks ahead of the voting day, candidates face-off on the streets, using mass-produced posters, billboards and banners to sway voters.

The first round of voting is to be held on the 23rd and 24th May.

BBC Arabic's Dina Demrdash reports from Cairo.