Both candidates are campaigning in new, creative ways - but there's a financial gulf between them in terms of cash to be spent.
Al-Azhar demands that the Nigerian militant group release the abducted girls immediately.
Freedom Egypt party, headed by liberal politician Amr Hamzawy, says it will support Hamdeen Sabahi in the presidential election against El-Sisi.
The former military strongman speaks more about energy, foreign policy and economic issues on Tuesday, round two of a televised interview.
Former defence minister covers a wide range of topics - from the Muslim Brotherhood to his family and upbringing.
The defendants were arrested last July following a protest in Cairo's Al-Zaher district against the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
More personnel from Al-Azhar University convicted on charges of illegal protesting, with three professors included this time.
Latest Baseera poll shows 72% of respondents back El-Sisi while only 2% back Nasserist figure Hamdeen Sabahi, 22% undecided.
Students kicked out of prestigious Islamic university for protesting against Egypt's interim authorities.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox pope defends church's involvement in last summer's ouster Morsi, but says it won't side with either presidential hopeful.