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April 26, 2012 10:27 am

Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Among Favorites to Win as Egypt Releases Final Presidential List

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Essam el-Arian, a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Photo: wiki commons.

AP – Egypt’s electoral committee announced on Thursday the list of 13 candidates for next month’s first post-uprising presidential poll after a tumultuous run-up that saw three disqualified.

Ahmed Shafiq, the premier appointed by president Hosni Mubarak just before his overthrow last year, was included after the committee reversed on Wednesday an early decision to exclude him.

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