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Islamists sweep early results in Egypt election

Early results from Egypt’s first post-revolution election showed Islamist parties sweeping to victory, including hardline Salafists, with secular parties being trounced in many areas. Partial figures trickled in for the areas of the country that voted in record numbers on Monday and Tuesday, confirming earlier predictions that Islamist parties would…

Egypt braces for protests on eve of elections

Egypt braced for fresh demonstrations on Sunday amid a tense standoff between the country’s military rulers and pro-democracy protesters on the eve of the first elections since the January revolution. Egyptians go to the polls on Monday to cast their first votes for a new parliament after the end of…

WATCH LIVE: ‘Million-man’ protest in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

Activists in Egypt have called for a million demonstrators to gather Tuesday in Tahrir Square to call for and end to military rule in the country. At least 33 people have reportedly died since the latest clashes began. Watch this live video from MSNBC, broadcast Nov. 22, 2011. Visit msnbc.com…

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