Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi Wins Egyptian Presidential Election

Egypt's election commission announced today that the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, Mohammed Morsi, had won the country's first contested presidential election, making him the first Islamist president in the Arab world. He defeated ousted President Hosni Mubarak's last Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq by a margin of 4 percent, just shy of 1 million votes. Tahrir Square, the birthplace of last year's revolution that deposed Mubarak and the site of several large pro-Morsi demonstrations in recent...Full Story
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