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Egypt's elected president defies military rulers


Egypt's newly elected president has read the oath of office in Tahrir Square and defied the country's military rulers by saying, "I fear no one but God."

Mohammed Morsi addressed tens of thousands of

Egypt's President Morsi sworn in


President Mohamed Morsi took the oath of office on Saturday to become Egypt's first freely elected leader and its first head of state since Hosni Mubarak's overthrow last year.

"I swear by the Almigh

Egypt president-elect starts consultations on team


Egypt's new president-elect, Islamist Mohammed Morsi, moved into the office once occupied by ousted leader Hosni Mubarak and started consultations on Monday on forming his team and a new government, a

Shattered Mubarak sons in 'tears' after Morsi victory


While Egyptians of most creeds rejoiced over the results of the historic presidential election, there was shock and despair in a corner of Cairo's Tora prison where the Mubarak brothers are lodged.

Egyptians set to learn presidential poll result


Egyptians will learn the winner of a divisive presidential election on Sunday after the results were delayed following victory claims by both candidates that have sparked tensions between the rival ca

Islamist Morsi declared Egypt's president


Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Morsi was on Sunday declared the first president of Egypt since a popular uprising ousted Hosni Mubarak, the head of the electoral commission announced.

Morsi, who r

Tahrir Square protests as Egypt awaits result


Thousands of protesters filled Cairo's Tahrir Square overnight as Egypt's rival presidential candidates, an Islamist and former general, accused each of trying to steal an election whose result is sti

Egypt's Brotherhood says poll win must be respected


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood expects its anticipated presidential election win to be respected, its candidate said on Friday, after the ruling military threatened to deal "firmly" with any unrest.


Egypt delays declaring winner of Presidential election


Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awaited its first new president in three decades.

Adding to the con

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak defibrillated, hospital transfer likely


An Egyptian prison official says former President Hosni Mubarak's health has taken a turn to the worst and he is likely to be moved out of his prison hospital to a military facility nearby.

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