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Egyptians vote amidst political chaos
Egyptians began voting Saturday in a presidential runoff election that pits the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi against Ahmed Shafik, the last prime minister in ousted-and-jailed Hosni Mubarak's regime. The two-day runoff vote comes in the wake of game-changing court decisions this week, in which Egypt's first freely elected parliament was dissolved and Shafik was given the green light to run for president.
 
An Egyptian woman casts her ballot Wednesday: Egypt's first truly competitive presidential election may not have been perfect, some say, but it was a significant step forward.
An Egyptian woman casts her ballot Wednesday: Egypt's first truly competitive presidential election may not have been perfect, some say, but it was a significant step forward.
Wissam Nassar/Corbis

Egyptians began voting Saturday in a presidential runoff election that pits the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi against Ahmed Shafik, the last prime minister in ousted-and-jailed Hosni Mubarak's regime. The two-day runoff vote comes in the wake of game-changing court decisions this week, in which Egypt's first freely elected parliament was dissolved and Shafik was given the green light to run for president.

 

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