Posted by | June 17, 2012 22:27 | Filed under: Top Stories

Mohammed Morsi is the “first civilian popularly elected president” of Egypt, says the Muslim Brotherhood.

The declaration was based on returns the Brotherhood reported from 95 percent of the more than 13,000 polling stations nationwide. The returns showed Morsi with 52 percent of the vote, his opponent former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq with 48 percent. A million votes separated the two, which a Brotherhood spokesman said the remaining votes could not overcome the difference for Shafiq.

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