It's not the religious affiliation of the leader, but the party program - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Philip
    • 03.12.11 | 12:57 (IST)

    was what the Egyptians were voting for. There are 2% of Alawites in Syria, but they've managed to hold power for 30 years ;) Then you have thousands of Arabs in Israel voting for Labour (not an Arab party, but Jewish party) for decades. It's not clear-cut in this part of the world.

    from the article: Islamist bloc wins 60 percent of vote in Egypt elections
    First published 10:35 03.12.11 | Last updated 10:35 03.12.11
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