Officials count ballots after polls closed during the second round of parliamentary election in Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 23, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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An electoral alliance loyal to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has picked up all 60 list seats up for grabs in the second and final round of a parliamentary election marred by low participation, official preliminary results showed Wednesday."For the Love of Egypt", a loyalist electoral alliance led by a former intelligence officer, has now swept both rounds of the elections and will enter parliament with all 120 seats allocated to winner-takes-all lists.Sisi may appoint as many as 28 more lawmakers.A year later, Sisi, then military chief, removed President Mohamed Morsi of the Brotherhood from power after mass protests against his rule.
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