Tue January 3, 2012
Egyptians Vote In Final Stage Of Parliamentary Elections
Originally published on Tue January 3, 2012 4:37 pm
The third stage in Egypt's parliamentary elections got underway Tuesday. In upper Egypt, tensions between Muslims and Christians have intensified in the aftermath of the ouster of Hosni Mubarak. Qena is a stronghold of the ultra-conservative Salafi movement, and its members have clashed repeatedly with local Coptic Christians over the past year.