Khaled El Helili campaigns with a baby crocodile in Cairo.
Khaled El Helili, an Egyptian candidate, used a real crocodile in his campaign for the second round of the current parliamentary elections.
El Helili used to take the crocodile with him on his tours in his constituency, ignoring all laws that prohibit hunting crocodiles in Egypt.
Several photos of the candidate carrying a medium-sized live crocodile and raising it in an election rally organized for him by his supporters in the Qalioub city of Qalyubia Governorate were circulated on websites.
He is running for in the second round of parliamentary elections with his electoral symbol, the crocodile.
The second stage of voting, to be held on November 7-8, will cover Egypt's 13 other governorates including Cairo.
The first phase of the parliamentary elections closed last week.
Some 63 million voters out of Egypt's more than 100 million people are eligible to elect 568 of the 596 lawmakers in the lower house.
The remaining deputies will be appointed by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
The first phase of voting took place over the weekend in 14 governorates including Alexandria and Aswan.
The Qena Security Directorate announced that it had received information that at least 10 people had been injured as a result of an attack by an animal which the local call “Al-Salwa” in one of the areas in Qena.
The bizarre incident was captured on video as blue and red flames blasted from deep underground, causing major concerns about volcanic eruption that might have taken place.
Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second minute when his deflected shot looped over Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, and it proved enough for the 1990 champions to lift the trophy on foreign soil for the first time.
Sheikh Mohamed highlighted the importance of teachers’ influence in guiding students along the right path towards developing themselves and their ideas, especially in the early stages of their schooling.
The Indonesian leader's trip came as anger grew over the police response to a pitch invasion during which officers fired tear gas into packed stands as fans of Arema FC tried to approach players following their defeat to fierce rivals Persebaya Surabaya.
Musk, the world's richest person, proposed to Twitter late Monday he would change course and abide by his April agreement to buy the company for $54.20 per share if Twitter dropped its litigation against him.
Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX launched the next long-duration crew of the International Space Station (ISS) for Nasa on Wednesday, including a Russian cosmonaut hitching a ride with two Americans and a Japanese astronaut as part of the mission.