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January 23, 2012 6:00 pm
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Egyptian Parliament Chooses Islamist as Speaker of the House

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Protestors outside Egyptian Parliament in February 2011. Photo: wiki commons.

VOA – Egypt’s lower house of parliament convened Monday for the first time since democratic elections ushered in a new crop of lawmakers, many of them representing Islamist parties.

Following his nomination last week, Mohamed Saad el-Katatni, who previously served as Secretary General of the Freedom and Justice party, was voted in as speaker of Egypt’s lower house with 399 votes on Monday.

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