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Egyptian army soldiers stand guard as voters line up outside a polling center in Assuit, 200 miles south of Cairo, on Monday. Voting began on Monday in Egypt's first parliamentary elections since longtime authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak was ousted in a popular uprising nine months ago. The vote is a milestone many Egyptians hope will usher in a democratic age. (Associated Press)

Egyptian army soldiers stand guard as voters line up outside a polling center in Assuit, 200 miles south of Cairo, on Monday. Voting began on Monday in Egypt's first parliamentary elections since longtime authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak was ousted in a popular uprising nine months ago. The vote is a milestone many Egyptians hope will usher in a democratic age. (Associated Press)

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