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Egypt's new parliament appoints speaker
The Muslim Brotherhood takes the top job in the lower house of parliamentin in Egypt.
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2012 02:07



For decades they were banned from participating in politics, but now a member of the Muslim Brotherhood has taken the top job in Egypt's new parliament.
 
Saad al-Katatni was sworn in as Speaker on Monday during the first session of the lower house.
 
Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Cairo. 

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