Egypt’s Brotherhood claims early lead
Posted on May 25, 2012 at 3:20 PM EST
Ballot counting has begun in Egypt after two days of historic voting to choose the country’s first democratically elected president, withÂ the Muslim Brotherhood claiming lead.
The Brotherhood, the country’s most powerful political force, said on Friday that their candidate,Â Mohamed Morsi, will faceÂ divisive former civil aviation minister Ahmed Shafiq in a presidential run-off.
Morsi, from the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, is one of thirteen men vying to become president.
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