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Egypt Islamists claim most seats in election runoff

Egypt's Islamists claimed victory in the first round of parliamentary elections since President Hosni Mubarak was forced out of office in February. The relatively moderate Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party on Wednesday said on its website that it had won 34 seats in the runoff election. Hardline Al Nour Salafi Party won five seats, [...]
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Muslim Brotherhood Forms New Egyptian Party

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

The Muslim Brotherhood, seen by many as Egypt’s most organized political movement following Mubarak’s ouster, announced Saturday its plans to contest up to half of the country’s parliamentary seats in elections this upcoming Septemb... Read Post

Islamists claim election advantage in Morocco

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

A moderate Islamist party claimed victory in Morocco's first parliamentary elections since constitutional reforms this summer. The Justice and Development Party (PJD) won 107 of the 395 seats, Interior Minister Taib Cherkaoui said S... Read Post

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Claims Victory as Military Seizes Power

News : Truthdig (2 years ago)

Mohamed Morsi is the first freely elected president of Egypt, according to his party, the Muslim Brotherhood. But the Islamist candidate, who beat out the man anointed by former dictator Hosni Mubarak in a runoff election Monday, ma... Read Post


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