A list of Egypt's disqualified candidates

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Posted: Apr 14, 2012 6:55 PM
A list of Egypt's disqualified candidates

A list of the 10 presidential hopefuls disqualified from the race by the Egyptian elections commission.

Most prominent figures:

_ KHAIRAT EL-SHATER _ Deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood and its chief strategist.

_ HAZEM ABU ISMAIL _ A lawyer-turned-television preacher who was a favorite of ultraconservative Islamists known as Salafis.

_ OMAR SULEIMAN _ One of the most powerful figures in Mubarak's inner circle, serving as his intelligence chief since 1993.

_ AYMAN NOUR _ A prominent dissident under ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's regime who spent many years in jail.

Lesser known candidates:

_ MORTADA MANSOUR, ASHRAF BAROUMA, MAMDOUH QUTB, HOSSAM KHAIRAT, IBRAHIM AL-GHARIB, AHMED AWAD AL-SAIDI