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Sat Jun 30, 2012, 07:11 AM

Egypt's First Islamist President (Mursi) Sworn In [View all]

Source: Reuters

Egypt's first Islamist president sworn in

CAIRO | Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:04am EDT

(Reuters) - Egypt's first Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, took his oath of office on Saturday, ending six decades of rule by former military men although the generals in charge since Hosni Mubarak was ousted last year have already curbed his powers.

Mursi was sworn in before the Supreme Constitutional Court, rather than parliament as is usual. The Islamist-led lower house was dissolved by the same court shortly before this month's run-off presidential election.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/30/us-egypt-politics-idUSBRE85S0JP20120630

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