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  אלול 18, 5771 , 17/09/11

Egyptian Elections Scheduled for Novemeber

Egypt's election commission has set Novemner 21 as the election date for the lower house of parliament, the country's first vote since President Honsi Mubarak was ousted seven months ago, al Arabiya Television said on Saturday.

Voting for the upper house is expected to take place two months later on January 22, the satellite channel quoted the head of the commission as saying. Officials were not immediately available to comment on the report.

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