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UPDATE: Fire in Shafiq's campaign headquarters in Dokki is put out

The former prime minister secured a spot in the runoff for Egypt's presidential elections next months earlier on Monday

Ahram Online, Monday 28 May 2012
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Shafiq HQ in Dokki on fire. (Screenshot from Al-Hayat TV channel)
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Unknown individuals set presidential contestant Ahmed Shafiq's campaign headquarters in Dokki, Cairo on fire on Monday evening. Security forces arrested some individuals suspected of starting the blaze.

Fire trucks brought the fire under control.

Shafiq supporters have gathered around the headquarters building to show support for Mubarak's last prime minister.

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Abe
29-05-2012 03:06pm
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democracy is not about your candidate winning, but about participating in a fair election.
The action of those so called the supporters of democracy should be condemned by every free thinking Egyptian. Those people should realise that democracy is not about their own candidate winning the presidential race but about participating in a fair election..According to the international observers and regardless of what the losing candidates are telling us,about the result,this was a fair election. Peaceful protests YES but burning buildings and attacking other fellow Egyptians should never be tolerated . Now it is the time for the silent majority to stand up and be counted. There is only one president that will be able to bring law and order to the country and make Egypt proud county once again! . The economy is in a mess, and what people really want, is to “keep the wheel turning”. The country had had a chance to see Islamists in action in the Egyptian parliament, where they now had an overwhelming majority of seats. The fact is, they have lost a lot of support and no
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