• Egyptians are voting in the third round of parliamentary elections  as prosecutors begin to present their case in the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak.

  • The final stage of the vote, the first since Mubarak was ousted in February, covers nine provinces including the North and South Sinai governorates.

  • Almost a year after the revolt against Mubarak began, it is still unclear what power an elected parliament will have or how a new government will be constituted. The assembly is due to hold its first session on Jan. 23. Presidential elections are scheduled to be held by the end of June.

  • “The new parliament will witness political struggles between the military council, the Brotherhood and Salafis, and the revolutionary forces.