Egypt's Islamist President-elect Mohamed Morsi has taken an informal oath of office in a speech to supporters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, in a slap at the general's trying to limit his power.
Morsi said: "There is no power above people power."
Muslim Brotherhood candidate becomes Egypt's first democratically-elected president in decades. He said he carries a "message of peace".
Egypt will today release results from their much disputed presidential elections. Both Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafik have claimed victory
Democracy, they say, is messy. But an attempted transition to civilian rule after a 30 year dictatorship was always going to be difficult.