APTOPIX Mideast Egypt

December 14, 2011 - 7:40 PM
An Egyptian man shows his inked thumb after casting his vote in Menoufia, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Egyptians turned out in large numbers Wednesday to vote in the second round of parliamentary elections that have become a stiff competition between dominant Islamist parties likely to steer the country in a more religious direction. (AP Photo)