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Newly elected speaker of the Egyptian parliament, Saad al-Katatni, of the Muslim Brotherhood, addresses the first Egyptian parliament session after the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, January 23, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

Open quoteThis is democracy that had left this hall for years, and now the people have grasped it.Close quote

  • speaker of the Egyptian parliament, on the opening session of the country's first freely elected legislative body in six decades
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