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  5/18/2012, Iyar 26, 5772

Carter Center Among Monitors for Egyptian Elections

The Carter Center, operated by former United States president Jimmy Carter, will send 22 observers to monitor next week's balloting in the Egyptian presidential elections. A total of 80 monitors from 35 countries will take part in the effort.

Concern has been expressed about election fraud. The frontrunners are former former minister and Arab League secretary-general Amr Moussa and former Muslim Brotherhood candidate Abdel-Moneim Abu El-Fotoh.