Egypt's new president sworn in

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A supporter of former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq reacts to the announcement that Mohammed Morsi has been named President of Egypt at the Shafiq campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Mohammed Morsi was declared Egypt's first Islamist president on Sunday 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 Photo/Hossam Awaga)

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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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