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Egyptian court delays release of election results
 
Egyptian supporters celebrate a premature victory for their presidential candidate, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi, in Tahrir Square on June 18, despite official results not having been announced. On Sunday, the election commission officially declared Morsi the winner.
Egyptian supporters celebrate a premature victory for their presidential candidate, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi, in Tahrir Square on June 18, despite official results not having been announced. On Sunday, the election commission officially declared Morsi the winner.
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The results of Egypt's contentious presidential election will not be announced Thursday as originally planned, the country's Supreme Elections Commission ruled Wednesday. The release of the official vote tally was delayed after some 400 complaints were submitted by rival candidates Ahmed Shafiq, the former prime minister under ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak, and the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi. Both camps have declared their candidate the victor. No date was given for when the results will be officially announced. 

 

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