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Riot police officers take positions in front of Cairo University, as students who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and deposed President Mohamed Mursi, plan a protest against former Defence Minister Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after Sisi announced that he will run for presidential elections, March 30, 2014. Egypt will hold the first round of its presidential election on May 26 and 27, the country’s election committee said on Sunday. Sisi, the general who deposed elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July, is widely expected to win the election. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT – Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)