Egyptian leftist leader eyes parliament majority




 
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Egyptian leftist leader eyes parliament majority
 
September 30th, 2012  
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Egyptian leftist leader eyes parliament majority
CAIRO (Reuters) - Popular Egyptian leftist politician and former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahy said on Saturday he is confident a coalition of leftist groups he is working to unite will be strong enough to defeat Islamists and win a parliament majority. Sabahy, in an unexpected outcome, came in third place in the first round of the presidential vote last May, behind well-known army commander and politician Ahmed Shafik and current president Mohamed Mursi, who was the candidate of the state's most organized Muslim Brotherhood group. ...




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