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, with¬†the Muslim Brotherhood claiming lead.
The Brotherhood, the country’s most powerful political force, said on Friday that their candidate,¬†Mohamed Morsi, will face¬†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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