Mohamed Morsy

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 16th, 2012
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Islamists allied to President Mohamed Morsy on Sunday claimed that Egyptians have voted in favour of a controversial draft constitution during a referendum, but opposition accused them of “vote rigging” and irregularities. Muslim Brotherhood members claimed that their tally showed the voters backed t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2012
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Egypt President highlights Palestine issue as key concern Addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the first time since becoming his country’s first democratically and freely elected civilian President, Egypt’s Mohamed Morsy today highlighted his nation’s progress over the past 18 months, w...
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Sep 21st, 2012
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In 1987, the American artist Andres Serrano won an award from the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art for his photograph entitled “Immersion (Piss Christ).” It depicted a small plastic crucifix submerged in what appeared to be a yellow liquid. Serrano later said the liquid was his own urine. The...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2012
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1. ‘It’s Never as Bad as It Seems on Twitter’ As analysts scrambled over the weekend to interpret President Mohamed Morsy’s decrees retiring the head of Egypt’s military junta and reversing its June 17 constitutional putsch stripping the presidency of much of its executive power, assessments veered a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Fatma Emam An Egyptian TV anchor says: “The elected Egyptian president Mohamed Morsy is attending the African Union’s 19th Presidents Summit”. What are the connotations of this piece of news in the present Egyptian context? This is Morsy’s first African exposure and his second international exposure ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2012
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Islamist Mohamed Morsy of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared Egypt’s first democratic president on Sunday by the state election committee, which said he had defeated former general Ahmed Shafik with 51.7 percent of last weekend’s run-off vote. He succeeds Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2012
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CAIRO – Egyptians were waiting on Sunday to hear whether their next president will be a former military officer or a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, a group that ousted leader Hosni Mubarak spent three decades fighting. The result of last weekend’s run-off, due in an election committee news c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2012
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The results of Egypt’s presidential election have been delayed adding to the tension in Tahrir Square. The people had been expecting to discover the winner today. Now they will have to wait until the weekend. The problem is said to be due to the number of voting appeals but some like the Speaker of E...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2012
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The United States expressed alarm that its proteges in the Egyptian army were abusing hopes for democracy by ordering more military rule just as the Muslim Brotherhood was claiming victory in the country’s first free presidential election. The Islamists’ self-assurance was contested by th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2012
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, in a policy U-turn, said on Saturday it would back its deputy leader for president, an endorsement that guarantees Khairat al-Shater a place among the front runners after the group initially said it would not field a candidate. The Brotherhood said it changed tack af...