Dozens apply as candidate registration for Egypt vote close




 
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August 4th, 2005  
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Topic: Dozens apply as candidate registration for Egypt vote close


AFP - A maverick lawyer and a man in his 90s who wants the fez to become compulsory attire in Egypt were among would-be candidates who streamed into the electoral commission on the final day of registration to run against veteran President Hosni Mubarak in next month's landmark election.

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