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Published on May 25, 2012
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the Muslim Brotherhood's chances of winning in Egypt's first free elections.
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Military shuts down Egypt's parliament (CNN, June 15, 2012): "On the eve of a presidential runoff election, Egypt's military council formally dissolved parliament Friday, in line with a ruling from the nation's top court that declared the legislative body invalid. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces - the military rulers in control of the country since the fall of Hosni Mubarak - officially informed parliament that it was dissolved, said Maj. Mohamed Askar, a spokesman for the council."
Brotherhood's Mursi leads in Egypt's expat runoff vote http://bit.ly/1U7hRO0 "Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi leads the race for Egypt's presidency in the second round of elections among oversee voters due to massive support from Egyptians living in Gulf countries, initial results showed on Sunday."
Egypt Islamist candidate Mursi promises broad coalition http://bbc.in/1YTnm7s "The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for president in Egypt, Mohammed Mursi, has said he would include a wide range of political forces in any government ... Protesters set fire to storage rooms and smashed computers inside the Giza headquarters of the former air force chief, who served briefly as prime minister during and after the uprising that forced Hosni Mubarak to step down as president ... Four people were later arrested on suspicion of arson. Two were members of the centrist Justice Party and a third was a member of the liberal Democratic Front Party, state media reported ... Mr Mursi also promised that the new constitution would be written by a panel that truly represented the diversity of Egyptian society. The current 100-member drafting assembly was suspended following complaints that women, young people and minorities were under-represented."