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Analysts: Elections Take Egypt Closer to Authoritarian Rule

The official results from the first round of Egyptian parliamentary elections indicate that the big winner is a pro-government alliance headed by a former intelligence general, taking 60 out of the 120 seats up for grabs. For many experts that indicates the new parliament is going to be predominantly a pro-government legislature, one where the winning bloc, For the Love of Egypt, might amend the constitution to reduce parliament's oversight authority, and create a strong presidential...

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