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  1/25/2013, Shevat 14, 5773

Pro-Regime Loyalists to Dominate New Jordanian Parliament

Tribal leaders, pro-regime loyalists and independent businessmen are set to sweep Jordan's parliamentary election that was shunned by Islamists, preliminary results showed on Thursday.

"These are still preliminary results which will be examined and approved by the Independent Election Commission," the IEC said in a statement quoted by AFP.