Egypt's new parliament appoints speaker

The Muslim Brotherhood takes the top job in the lower house of parliamentin in Egypt.



    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. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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