VOA NEWS: Egyptians Go to Polls Under Tight Security to Pick New President

CAIRO — Helicopters hovered over parts of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, early Monday as voting in the two-day presidential election began.
 
Security was tight in many neighborhoods. Police blocked off streets and parts of city blocks to protect voters at polling stations.
 
More than 400,000 Egyptian police and army soldiers were deployed Monday for the election, and more than 14,000 judges are overseeing the vote at polling stations across the country. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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