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Despite inaugurating its first democratically elected president, the country is still controlled by the military. Will Morsi change that?
The country's newly elected Islamist leader appears willing to form an inclusive government, easing fears that he will turn Egypt into an Islamic state
The military confirms that the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi won last week's presidential runoff. Is this what Arab Spring protesters had in mind?
Egypt's high court has disbanded the first freely elected parliament in 60 years and blessed the presidential ambitions of Hosni Mubarak's former prime minister
An Egyptian court condemns the former dictator to a life behind bars, setting off cheers, then protests. Will this verdict help Egypt move on?
After the first round of voting, the pro-democracy forces behind last year's uprising will have to watch as either an Islamist or a Mubarak deputy takes power
Early results suggest that two candidates will compete for the presidency in a June run-off, but some observers reported irregularities at the polls
More than a year into their revolution, Egyptian voters are going to the polls, and for the first time in recent memory, they don't know the winner ahead of time
The first presidential election since last year's revolution will be held this month. Will it lead to real democracy?
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