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  5/25/2012, Sivan 4, 5772

Egypt's Brotherhood Claims Lead as Ballots are Counted


The Muslim Brotherhood said Thursday that its candidate was leading in exit polls from Egypt's landmark presidential election, as official counting began after two days of voting.

The Associated Press reported that workers cracked open ballot boxes and started the count in stations around the country, after polls closed Thursday night.