April 26, 2012
Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abolfotoh is welcomed by his supporters while he arrives to a mass meeting Thursday in Monofeya, north of Cairo, Egypt. A panel of fundamentalist Islamic clerics has endorsed the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood for president of Egypt, an attempt to prevent a split of the conservative Muslim voters.
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Egypt’s presidential race is boiling down to a contest between Hosni Mubarak’s former foreign minister and two Islamists with strong bases of support after the election commission on Thursday released the final list of 13 candidates.