Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi Claims Win in Egyptian Election

Mohammed Morsi and his supporters celebrate his victory at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, June 18, 2012.CAIRO – The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi has claimed victory in Egypt’s first post-uprising presidential race. But the rival camp of old guard candidate Ahmed Shafiq disputes the unofficial results, while the ruling military council claimed sweeping powers, throwing this major test of the nation’s transition into doubt. 
Morsi’s claim was just one in a stunning series of events in the turmoil that has attended Egypt’s historic poll.

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