An Egyptian boy dressed in army clothes flashes the sign for victory as his mother holds a poster bearing an image of presidential candidate Abdul Fattah al-Sisi during a rally in Cairo, 20 May 2014
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Egypt's presidential election - in 60 seconds

Egyptians are voting for a new president.

It is the first election since the army ousted the country's first democratically-elected leader, Mohammed Morsi, last July.

Here's what you need to know about the vote - in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 22 May 2014
Go to next video: In 60 secs: Thailand's military coup