The opposition Muslim Brotherhood and Wafd parties withdraw from the Egyptian parliamentary election, after the ruling National Democratic Party wins 97% of the seats in the first round last weekend.
Muslim Brotherhood and Wafd parties drop out of second round of voting after failing to win many seats in first round.
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- The Guardian
- Results from the parliamentary election in Egypt indicate the ruling National Democratic Party has won 80% of seats.
- The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest opposition bloc, claims fraud in the parliamentary elections and says it has won no seats.
- Egypt arrests up to 70 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood opposition group as it begins campaigning for the parliamentary election in November.
- The Sohag Criminal Court in Egypt sentences 35 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life imprisonment and imposes prison terms on 155 more. Separately, a military court sentences four more to life imprisonment, imposes prison terms on two others, and acquits 13.
- Cairo Criminal Court adds 2,833 Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters including ex-President Mohamed Morsi on an official list of terrorists for three years.