Egypt's new president sworn in

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Mohammed Morsi, foreground left, and his supporters celebrate his apparent victory in the Egyptian presidential election at his campaign headquarters in Cairo, Monday, June 18, 2012. The Muslim Brotherhood declared early Monday that its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won Egypt's presidential election, which would be the first victory of an Islamist as head of state in the stunning wave of protests demanding democracy that swept the Middle East the past year. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

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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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