Egyptians Vote in Long-delayed Parliament Election

October 18, 2015 11:32 AM

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Voting in a long-awaited election for a new parliament opened Sunday in half of Egypt's provinces as the government works to complete a roadmap to democracy implemented following the ouster of Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi as president.

The first phase involves 14 provinces voting Sunday and Monday, and the remaining areas going to polls in early December. Egyptians living abroad had the chance to vote on Saturday.

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