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Egyptian poverty 'key' election issue

One of the major challenges facing Egypt's new president will be addressing the economic problems facing the country.

Poverty is particularly harsh in the rural areas of the country, where voters are demanding reform from the new government.

Egyptians go to the polls on Monday and Tuesday to elect a new president, for the second time in two years.

Sally Nabil reports.

  • 25 May 2014