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Islamist parties score a crushing victory in Egypt elections
South Asian News Agency ^ | January 10, 2012

Posted on 01/10/2012 3:24:19 PM PST by Olog-hai

CAIRO (SANA): Egypt’s two main Islamist parties have scored a crushing victory in the seats declared so far.

Egyptians were voting on Tuesday in second-round run-offs for the third and final phase of staggered elections to choose the first parliament since mass protests ousted Hosni Mubarak in February last year.

Egypt’s two main Islamist parties have scored a crushing victory in the seats declared so far, reflecting a regional trend since Arab Spring uprisings overthrew authoritarian secular regimes.

Under the complex electoral system, voters have been asked to cast three ballots — two for individual candidates and one for a party list for the 498 elected seats in the lower house.

The run-off, which takes place over two days in the last nine of the country s 27 provinces to vote, is for individual candidates.

The powerful Muslim Brotherhood, the country s best organized political movement, has claimed the lead through its political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP).

It has been closely followed by Al-Nur, which represents the ultra-conservative Salafi brand of Islam, raising fears among increasingly marginalized liberals about civil liberties and religious freedom. …

(Excerpt) Read more at sananews.net ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bamalegacy; 0bamasfault; egypt; elections; islamists; obamalegacy; obamasfault

1 posted on 01/10/2012 3:24:30 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; SunkenCiv

Bump


2 posted on 01/10/2012 3:25:37 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Olog-hai

Same as the old boss.


3 posted on 01/10/2012 3:26:42 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Olog-hai

Hmmm... Never saw that coming...


4 posted on 01/10/2012 3:30:01 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Olog-hai

Egypt is screwed. They’ll kill the only thing that makes them any money,,,, tourism.


5 posted on 01/10/2012 3:31:06 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Olog-hai

Heckuva job, Baracky!


6 posted on 01/10/2012 3:33:17 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Olog-hai

“Egypt’s two main Islamist parties have scored a crushing victory in the seats declared so far, reflecting a regional trend since Arab Spring uprisings overthrew authoritarian secular regimes.

Now they will try authoritarian Islamist regimes instead.

These idiots vote for their own oppression.


7 posted on 01/10/2012 3:33:39 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: Olog-hai

Any sane Egyptians left in Egypt should get out while they can... Hope and Change has come to Egypt...


8 posted on 01/10/2012 3:42:58 PM PST by DB
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To: BenLurkin

ObamAllah’s People....wonder how the MSM will cover this up /spin for eight months.


9 posted on 01/10/2012 3:47:37 PM PST by BilLies ( (ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!))
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To: Olog-hai

We had better start drilling for oil in this country like mad fools because the Middle East is going to descend in to chaos very shortly. We have at most two years to find replacement oil out side of the Middle East.


10 posted on 01/10/2012 3:50:33 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Olog-hai

Goodbye Sphinx.
Goodbye other ancient links.

Allah must me appeased;
through destruction he will be pleased.

Mohammeds must destroy all to further sink.


11 posted on 01/10/2012 3:51:29 PM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: headstamp 2

.... and progress!

... and rights, liberty, freedom and all the other things that embody democracy!


12 posted on 01/10/2012 3:58:37 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Olog-hai

How soon will an Israeli ass kicking going to come to Egypt ? IMHO, I wouldn’t set foot in that country today !


13 posted on 01/10/2012 4:23:06 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: Olog-hai

They overthrew the authoritairian government with an oppressive, hateful, and unstable religious authoritarian government. What spring?


14 posted on 01/10/2012 4:25:16 PM PST by Ingtar (If the GOP wants my vote, they should start fielding candidate for whom I can vote - Jemian)
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To: Pontiac

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakken_formation

Proven reserves EQUALING all the oil in the middle east.

Drill baby drill!


15 posted on 01/10/2012 4:39:38 PM PST by ROTB (Christian sin breeds enemies for the USA. If you're a Christian, stop sinning, and spread the Word..)
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To: A Navy Vet

I don’t know his name, but the guy who was always on Discovery channel with all the ancient things of Egypt, they ran him off a while back. He had been in charge of all that historical stuff for decades and they fired him. So, he is probably toast now also.


16 posted on 01/10/2012 4:55:04 PM PST by RetiredArmy (The End of Days draws near. In this time, you should be drawing closer to the Lord Jesus Christ.)
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To: Olog-hai

Can’t help wondering what those OWE (Occupy Wall Egypt) commies are thinking now. It looks like their “Arab Spring” is turning a bit brown.


17 posted on 01/10/2012 5:10:40 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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18 posted on 01/10/2012 5:31:27 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Olog-hai

Even Ray Charles could have seen this one coming.


19 posted on 01/10/2012 5:39:38 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: exit82

Soon the islamik nuts will start bombing each other...soon the moozlum freaks will destroy the historic structures...good by7e tourism...hello moozlum insanity. Great move, nobama, you moron.


20 posted on 01/10/2012 6:00:39 PM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Olog-hai

Ever since Jimmy Carter and the Camp David agreement, our US government has been giving substantial sums to both Egypt and Israel to promote peace between these two long time enemies.

With Egypt going more radical Islamic (and the increased persecution of Christian Copts in Egypt) we should reduce the sums to Egypt (although some food aid will be necessary in the short term). The Islamics will reduce the role of the Egyptian Army as it has negative ties to the Mubarak years, so the military aid we have been giving to Egypt’s Army should also be reduced.

America has a policy of supporting Israel, but we should do it more covertly as Israel is very hated by Muslims and a lot of this hate gets directed towards America when we aid Israel so openly. We should move the aid payments to Israel we deem necessary to our secret or non published budget as we do with a lot of our intelligence spending. Congress still reviews the secret budget to be sure spending is done properly.

The Mid East is ready to become a big trouble area and our dependence on oil from there is a weak spot in our energy policy. We need to get our oil and gas from the US, Canada and non Mid East sources. Obama’s hold up of the Keystone pipeline was stupid and dangerous for America.


21 posted on 01/10/2012 6:27:37 PM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Jet Jaguar.


22 posted on 01/10/2012 8:16:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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