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  • Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi wins presidency in Egypt

    June 24, 2012 | 3:34 pm

    Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared the winner of Egypt’s presidential race in its first democratic elections.

    Egypt’s electoral commission on Sunday said Morsi was the victor and would be sworn in as president. Morsi reportedly won with 52 percent of the vote.

  • Military man has Egypt presidency in sights

    June 15, 2012 | 10:59 am

    Ahmed Shafik’s campaign to succeed Hosni Mubarak as president of Egypt did not include a stopover in Tahrir Square.

    Birthplace of the uprising that toppled the autocratic leader and now the rallying point for an unfinished revolution, Tahrir has seethed with hostility to a man seen...

  • Egypt parliament to be dissolved after ruling, court official says

    June 14, 2012 | 8:32 am

    Ahmed Shafik, Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister, got the green light to continue his bid for Egypt’s presidency on Thursday when a constitutional court ruled against a law that would have thrown him out of the race.

    In a further setback for his Islamist opponents, the court also...

  • Egypt holds first round of voting in presidential election

    May 24, 2012 | 8:50 am

    Egypt is holding its first round of balloting for its first presidential election since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak during an uprising more than a year ago. 

    The balloting began its second day Wednesday. Nearly 50 million Egyptians are eligible to vote. 

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