Egypt's new president sworn in

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An Egyptian supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for president, Mohammed Morsi, raises his shoe in protest as he shouts slogans in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, June 22, 2012. Egypt's ruling military council on Friday blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for raising tensions by releasing presidential election results early and insisted its recent decisions that granted the generals sweeping powers were necessary for running the country. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Islamist Mohammed Morsi promised a "new Egypt" as he took the oath of office Saturday, June 30, to become the country's first freely elected president, succeeding Hosni Mubarak who was ousted 16 months ago.

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