Egyptian elections, Middle-East, News

Brotherhood’s FJP secures 40% of the vote in 1st round of Egypt’s elections

Leaders of Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) announced on Thursday that their party received almost 40 per cent of the votes in the first round of Egypt’s first post-Mubarak parliamentary polls. According to press reports, Islamist parties in general may have captured as many as 120 seats out of a total of 168 seats up for grabs in the first stage.

Al Ahram, Egypt

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