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06/24/2012

Editor's Choice Pictures of the Day - Egypt Celebrates Election Results - June 24, 2012

Tens of thousands packed into Tahrir Square in the largest celebration the protest hub has witnessed since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, to celebrate their new president-elect, Mohamed Morsi.

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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Egyptians celebrate the election of their new president Mohamad Morsi in Tahrir Square on June 24, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Official election results today confirmed that Mohamed Morsi is to be the next president of Egypt. Morsi received over 13 million or 51.7% of the votes, while his main rival, former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, received 48.27 percent.

 

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AP Photo/Amr Nabil

Egyptians carry a poster showing newly-elect President Mohammed Morsi, in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

 

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   AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI

Egyptians throw Islamic scholar Safwat Higazi, a supporter of new president-elect, Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi during celebration at Tahrir Square, on June 24, 2012.

 

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  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsy pray after Morsy won the presidential election, at Tahrir Square in Cairo June 24, 2012.

 

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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Egyptians celebrate the election of their new president Mohamad Morsi in Tahrir Square on June 24, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.

 

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REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsy celebrate his victory at the election at Tahrir Square in Cairo June 24, 2012.

 

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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood overcome by emotion is carried onto the stage as Egyptians celebrate the election of their new president Mohamad Morsi in Tahrir Square on June 24, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.

 

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AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

Egyptians set off fireworks in Cairo's Tahrir Square as they celebrate the victory of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, Mohamed Morsi, in Egypt's presidential elections on June 24, 2012.

 

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AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI

Female Egyptian supporters of new president-elect, Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi, wave their national flag as they chant slogans in Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 24, 2012. Tens of thousands packed into Tahrir Square in the largest celebration the protest hub has witnessed since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, to celebrate Morsi winning Egypt's presidential elections.

 

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AP Photo/Manu Brabo

Egyptians raise their hand for prayer as they celebrate the victory of Mohammed Morsi in the presidential election in Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt,  June 24, 2012.

 

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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Egyptians celebrate the election of their new president Mohamad Morsi in Tahrir Square on June 24, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.

 

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AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI

Egyptian supporters of Muslim Brotherhood leader and new president-elect Mohamed Morsi, wave their national flag and flash the sign for victory as they arrive at Cairo's Tahrir Square, on June 24, 2012 to celebrate Morsi winning Egypt's presidential elections.

 

 


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