Egyptians vote on referendum extending el-Sissi’s rule

Egyptians vote on referendum extending el-Sissi’s rule

Mr el-Sissi came to power in 2014 and was re-elected for a second four-year term last year.

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Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has extended a state of emergency in Egypt for another three months.

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Egypt's president wins second term in election with no serious opponent

Egypt's president wins second term in election with no serious opponent

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has won a second, four-year term in office, with more than 97% of the vote in last week's election, according to official results announced on Monday by the election commission, which put turnout at 41.05%.

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Egypt votes on final day of election with all eyes on turnout

Egypt votes on final day of election with all eyes on turnout

Egyptians are voting on the final day of an election that is virtually guaranteed to hand a second four-year term to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

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Anti-Morsi mob waits outside palace

Anti-Morsi mob waits outside palace

Egypt’s president has returned to his Cairo palace with hundreds of protesters still camped outside, a day after a mass outpouring of angry protests aimed at making him scrap sweeping new powers.

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Morsi: Freedom has responsibilities

Morsi: Freedom has responsibilities

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi said freedom of expression must be used responsibly, in a speech that hinted at looming tensions in the newly-democratic nation.

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Egypt military accepts Morsi changes

Egypt military accepts Morsi changes

Egypt’s military has shown no sign of opposing the president’s surprise decision to retire the defence minister and chief of staff and seize back the powers the military grabbed from his office.

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Egypt's parliament defies ruling

Egypt’s Islamist-dominated parliament has convened in defiance of a ruling by the country’s highest court dissolving the legislature.

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Ruling on Egypt parliament 'final'

Ruling on Egypt parliament 'final'

Egypt's highest court has asserted its ruling that led to the disbanding of parliament is final and binding, state television said, setting up a showdown with the new president.

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Morsi sworn in as Egypt's president

Morsi sworn in as Egypt's president

Islamist Mohammed Morsi has been sworn in before Egypt’s highest court as the country’s first freely elected president, succeeding Hosni Mubarak who was ousted 16 months ago.

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Egypt: Morsi to be sworn in as first civilian president

Egypt: Morsi to be sworn in as first civilian president

Mohamed Morsi will be sworn in as Egypt's first civilian president this morning.

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Defiant Morsi: 'I fear no one but God'

Defiant Morsi: 'I fear no one but God'

Egypt’s newly elected president has read the oath of office in Tahrir Square and defied the country’s military rulers by saying: “I fear no one but God.”

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Morsi to rally Egypt supporters

Morsi to rally Egypt supporters

Thousands of Islamists have poured into Cairo’s Tahrir Square to hear Egypt’s president-elect make his first public speech since declaring victory.

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Egypt election loser quits country

Egypt election loser quits country

The loser of Egypt’s presidential election has left the country with most of his family hours after an investigation was opened into claims he wasted public funds during his term as a minister in the former regime.

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Egypt: New president Morsi gets down to work

Egypt: New president Morsi gets down to work

New Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has moved first thing into the office once occupied by his ousted predecessor Hosni Mubarak and started work on forming a government.

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Morsi receives congratulations after winning presidency

Morsi receives congratulations after winning presidency

Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner in Egypt’s first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers who recently stripped the presidency of most of its powers.

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Egypt braced for election result

Egypt braced for election result

Authorities deployed extra security forces in Cairo streets and near key state institutions and police were ordered to “confront with firmness” any violation of the law just hours ahead of the official announcement of Egypt’s highly disputed presidential election results.

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Egypt election results due Sunday

Egypt election results due Sunday

Official results from the disputed presidential run-off vote in Egypt will be released on Sunday, the head of the election commission has announced.

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Mubarak condition improves as former leader taken off life support

Mubarak condition improves as former leader taken off life support

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

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Mubarak remains on life support

Mubarak remains on life support

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was being kept alive by life support after he was rushed from a prison hospital to a military one in a rapidly worsening condition, officials said.

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Egypt military vows to hand back control

Egypt military vows to hand back control

Egypt's ruling military council has pledged to hand over power to the newly elected president, hours after the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate claimed victory in the first free election since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.

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Muslim Brotherhood claims Egypt election victory

Muslim Brotherhood claims Egypt election victory

The Muslim Brotherhood has declared that its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won Egypt’s presidential election.

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