In Cairo Sunday night, thousands of Egyptians shouted political slogans in support of President Mohamed Morsi.
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August 13, 2012 President Mohammed Morsi's bold move to sack two top generals is generating much discussion about how it could be a decisive step toward democracy.
July 10, 2012 Despite a court order disbanding the lower house, members met to approve a measure appealing that decision. There's a power struggle underway between newly elected leaders and Egypt's military generals.
An image grab taken from Egypt's Nile TV shows Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi (center) taking the oath of office during the official swearing-in ceremony at the Constitutional Court in Cairo on Saturday.
June 30, 2012 Before taking today's official oath, The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi appeared before thousands of supporters in Tahrir Square Friday to take a symbolic one.
Egyptian campaign officials of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, Mohammed Morsi, celebrate over a giant poster of him at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday.
June 24, 2012 Egypt's electoral commission declared the results of the country's first free presidential elections on Sunday. Crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square erupted in cheers at the announcement.
Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi (in portrait) celebrated today in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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June 18, 2012 The generals who have effectively been running things since Hosni Mubarak's regime was toppled in early 2011 will be "around and in charge" for months, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports.
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