Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Egypt’s Brotherhood Poised To Win In Egypt

Leading In Vote, Egypt’s Brotherhood Seeks To Form Gov’t In Possible Collision With Military -- Washington Post/AP

CAIRO — Partial results Wednesday showed the Muslim Brotherhood emerging as the biggest winner in Egypt’s landmark parliamentary elections, and leaders of the once-banned Islamic group demanded to form the next government, setting the stage for a possible confrontation with the ruling military.

The generals who took power after the February fall of Hosni Mubarak have said they will name the government and the parliament would have no right to dissolve it. They have also sought to wrest from the new parliament the more long-reaching and crucial role of running the process for writing the new constitution.

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More News On Egypt's Parliamentary Elections

Islamist parties on course to dominate Egypt's parliament -- The Telegraph
Egypt election results put Muslim Brotherhood ahead -- The Guardian
Muslim Brotherhood takes lead in Egypt vote count -- Haaretz
Unofficial Egypt Tally Points to Strong Islamist Lead -- Wall Street Journal
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood wins votes though organization, promises to poor in Egypt vote -- Washington Post/AP
Muslim Brotherhood's machine helps in Egypt vote -- CBS/AP
Cairo calm as voters await results -- CNN
Egypt's Brotherhood feels its time has come -- Reuters
Egypt To Announce Election Results Thursday -- Voice of America

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