Mohammed Morsi

Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi declared Egypt president

Mohammed Morsi was declared Egypt's first Islamist president today after the first free elections in the country's history.

Egypt election result due today

Amid continuing protests and claims of victory by opposing sides, the results of Egypt's presidential election will finally be revealed this afternoon.

Protesters demand an election result in Tahrir Square

Robert Fisk: Late for the revolution, Muslim Brotherhood take over Tahrir Square

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood came in their tens of thousands to Tahrir Square yesterday to tell the Egyptian army to return to their barracks and transfer power to a national government without further delay.

Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to protest against military rule

Robert Fisk: Only the military are guaranteed victory in this Egyptian election

Returning to Cairo, Robert Fisk finds the city gripped by the demise of its former president – but fearing the outcome of the vote to decide his successor

Hosni Mubarak remains in a coma

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is in a coma but off life support after being thought close to death.

Opponents of Egyptian military stage protest

Opponents of an Egyptian military declaration seeking to curtail the powers of the next president are to stage a mass demonstration in Cairo later today.

Protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square shout slogans against the Egyptian military council after Friday prayers yesterday

Ruling Egyptian generals suspected of making power grab despite election

Egypt's ruling generals were yesterday accused of mounting a "soft coup" by assuming sweeping new political powers even as the Muslim Brotherhood claimed a dramatic victory in the weekend's presidential run-off – the country's first since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak last year.

Supporters of Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, celebrate in Tahrir Square

Egypt's generals accused of 'soft coup' as two candidates claim presidency

Egypt's ruling generals were yesterday accused of mounting a "soft coup" by assuming sweeping new political powers even as the Muslim Brotherhood claimed a dramatic victory in the final round of the presidential polls – the country's first since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak last year.

Israeli killed by militants on Egypt border

Unidentified militants crossed from Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel today, opening light arms and anti-tank fire on civilians building a security fence meant to fortify the porous border, defense officials said. One of the Israeli workers was killed, and two militants were gunned down by troops responding to the attack, the officials said.

Egypt enters second day of voting in search of Mubarak successor

Egyptians are choosing between a conservative Islamist and Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister in a second day of a presidential run-off that has been overshadowed by the domination of the country's military.

Egyptians in second day of voting

Egyptians are choosing between a conservative Islamist and Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister in a second day of a presidential run-off that has been overshadowed by the domination of the country's military.

Protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square shout slogans against the Egyptian military council after Friday prayers yesterday

Egypt in crisis as voters choose between Islamist and old regime

Calls for boycott of poll following court decision to dissolve parliament, seen as 'coup by law'

Hosni Mubarak close to death as doctors restart heart twice

Doctors used a defibrillator twice on Hosni Mubarak yesterday when they could not find a pulse, the latest health crisis for the ousted Egyptian President since he was sentenced to life and moved to a prison hospital this month, officials said.

Hosni Mubarak's health deteriorates

The health of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has deteriorated further, security officials said.

Hosni Mubarak is 'in and out of consciousness'

Hosni Mubarak is slipping in and out of consciousness a week after the ousted Egyptian leader was sent to jail to begin a life sentence.

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