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Violence Punctuates Final Phase of Egyptian Polls

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Violence Punctuates Final Phase of Egyptian Polls

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Violence Punctuates Final Phase of Egyptian Polls

Violence Punctuates Final Phase of Egyptian Polls

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A woman waits outside a police barricade in front of a polling station in Mansoura, Egypt, Dec. 1. Reuters hide caption

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Egypt completes the third and final phase of parliamentary elections Thursday amid clashes between supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. The violence has escalated with the success of supporters of the opposition party at the polls. Lindsay Wise is covering the vote for Time magazine and discusses the latest developments.

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