Muslim Brotherhood wins Egypt presidential polls - The New Indian Express

Muslim Brotherhood wins Egypt presidential polls

  • Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohammed Morsi celebrate next to a giant poster of him at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. AP
  • Mohammed Morsi was declared Egypt's first Islamist president after the freest elections in the country's history narrowly defeating Hosni Mubarak's last Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in a race that raised political tensions in Egypt to a fever pitch. AP
  • The election commission said Morsi won with 51.7 percent of the vote. Farouk Sultan, the head of the commission, described the elections as 'an important phase in the end of building our nascent democratic experience.' AP
  • In this image taken from Egypt State TV, newly-elect President Mohammed Morsi delivers a speech in Cairo, Egypt. AP
  • Mohammed Morsi has called for unity and said he carries "a message of peace" to the world. Morsi also pledged to preserve Egypt's international accords, a reference to the peace deal with Israel. AP
  • A Yemeni protestor with Arabic writing on his body which reads, "down down, the military rule, I'm revolutionist," chants slogans as he celebrates the victory of newly elected President Mohammed Morsi, during a rally in Sanaa, Yemen. AP
  • An Egyptian supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, Mohammed Morsi, celebrates next to a giant campaign poster at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. AP
  • Fireworks illuminate Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, to celebrate the victory of Mohammed Morsi, in the country's presidential election. AP
  • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Egypt's president-elect and commended the Egyptian people for the peaceful atmosphere of their first free presidential election in history. AP
  • Egyptians raise their hands for prayer as they celebrate the victory of Mohammed Morsi in the presidential election in Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt. AP