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  Sivan 8, 5773 , 17/05/13

Most Egyptians Don't Think It's Better since Mubarak

Only 39 percent of Egypt's citizens believe that the situation in their country is better than it was during the era of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, according to a survey by the Pew Research Institute of the United States.

According to the 1,000 respondents, only 30 percent of Egyptians believe that their country is heading in the right direction, compared with 65 percent two years ago. Fifty-three percent expressed a favorable opinion of current president Mohammed Morsi, compared to 43% who hold a negative opinion about him.

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