Published: 2018-01-24 15:37
Last Updated: 2018-01-24 15:37
Egyptian current President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ‘s representative has submitted the nomination documents to the election commission, announcing Al-Sisi intention to run for a new term of presidency.
The nomination comes a day after a potentially serious challenger was arrested over criminal allegations.
The Egyptian military arrested on Tuesday a former chief of staff Sami Anan. In a televised statement, the army accused Anan of committing several "irregularities" after he announced plans to run for the election.