Egypt's new leader sworn in

Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's first democratically elected president at a ceremony in Cairo.The Muslim Brotherhood candidate won Egypt's presidential election with just under 52% of the vote.

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Egyptians flock to Tahrir Square on eve of inauguration

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to hear Mohamed Morsi speak on the eve of his inauguration as Egypt's first Islamist, civilian president.

Supporters of Egyptian President-elect Mohamed Morsi shout anti-military council slogans in Tahrir square, Cairo Credit: REUTERS/Amr Dalsh
Crowds in Tahrir Square chanted "Morsi is president of the republic" and waved Egyptian flags Credit: REUTERS/Amr Dalsh

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