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Egyptians vote in first free presidential election

2 years agoNews : The Newsroom

More than 15 months after autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak's ouster, Egyptians streamed to polling stations Wednesday to freely choose a president for the first time in generations. Waiting hours in line, some debated to the last minute over their vote in a historic election pitting old regime figures against ascending Islamists.
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Elections at last

News : Newsbook (3 years ago)

TEN months after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians have been voting in their freest elections in six decades. Egyptians have voted in their first elections since the fall of Hosni Mubarak in January. REUTERS In some seats voter... Read Post

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