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Muslim Brotherhood's Mursi declared Egypt presidentFrom the BBC:
He won 51.73% of the vote, beating former PM Ahmed Shafiq, the Higher Presidential Election Commission said.
The head of the panel of judges, Farouq Sultan, said it had upheld some of the 466 complaints by the candidates, but that the election result still stood.
The announcement prompted scenes of jubilation in Cairo's Tahrir Square, where Mr Mursi's supporters gathered. [full story]Now that Egypt is moving into its 'Arab Winter', it should be interesting to see how long it takes for diplomatic relations between Israel and Egypt to go back to pre-1978 conditions.