Protests against military rule cloud Egypt election

By REUTERS
November 27, 2011 13:13




CAIRO - Protesters gathered again in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday to try to evict the generals who replaced Hosni Mubarak, in a trial of strength that has muddied the run-up to Egypt's first vote since a popular revolt deposed the former leader.

The parliamentary election that begins on Monday is the first step on the ruling military council's timetable towards a transfer to civilian rule, now promised for July.


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