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Egypt Media Roundup (June 25)

[Celebrations begin as Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi is announced Egypt's president. Image originally posted to Flickr by Johnathan Rashad.] [Celebrations begin as Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi is announced Egypt's president. Image originally posted to Flickr by Johnathan Rashad.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to by Sunday night of every week.]  

“Once a prisoner, now a president”
Mohamed Morsi, the candidate of the Freedom and Justice Party, wins the Egyptian presidential elections.

“'Don't obey me if I don't fulfill promises': President-elect Mursi tells Egyptians”
In his first speech after the announcement of his victory, Mohamed Morsi promises to be the president of all Egyptians.

“Morsi's win is a victory for the revolution”
Mark LeVine comments on the electoral victory of Mohamed Morsi.

“The 5th President of Egypt is ….Mohamed Morsi”
Zenobia follows the reactions of prominent Egyptian public figures on the news that Mohamed Morsi is the new Egyptian president.

“MB flaunts confrontation chip”
The Muslim Brotherhood has to confront the military whether through negotiations or in the street.

“Egypt army, Islamists in talks to resolve impasse”
Official from the military council and the Muslim Brotherhood have several meetings to resolve the difficult political situation in Egypt.

“Editorial: Battle for the constitution”
Rania Al Malky says the military council and the Muslim Brotherhood are facing off over the constitution.

“Egyptian media warns of "massacre of the century"”
A media campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood seeks to raise fears of violence.

“SPEC may hold re-elections in more than 100 polling stations”
The Supreme Electoral Commission continues to review appeals from both presidential candidates.

“Clinton calls on the military council to hand over power”
SCAF denies trying to usurp power; Tagammu Party warns against US meddling in Egyptian affairs.

“SCAF postponed election results to pressure us, Brotherhood says”
Leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood say delay of announcement of election results aimed at pressuring the organization to accept the dissolution of the Parliament and the new Constitutional Declaration.

“Judges' movement announces Morsy victory in unofficial vote count”
Judges for Egypt release vote count confirming Mohamed Morsy’s victory in the presidential elections.

“MENA: A news agency under attack”
Controversy erupts around MENA news agency after it false announces the death of Hosni Mubarak.

“Egyptian analysts claim Muslim Brotherhood made critical mistakes”
The Muslim Brotherhood’s political decisions have affected its decreasing popularity with the Egyptians.

“Brotherhood would not resort to violence if Shafiq wins, says Shater”
Khairat El-Shater says there will not be violence if Ahmed Shafiq wins, denies fraud alleged by Shafiq’s camp.

“Over 25 Million Voters – Mostly Invisible!”
Omar Kamel talks about the eligible voter who chose not to vote in the second round of the presidential elections.

“Egyptian military source: 'SCAF won't let Brotherhood seize power'”
The military council will not transfer power until there a new constitution is voted in.

“MPs avoid PA showdown”
Plans for an MPs march towards the Parliament’s building fail.

“Electoral commission delays runoff results to Saturday or Sunday”
The Supreme Electoral Commission says it needs more time to decide on appeals from both candidates.

“Chapter’s end!"
Mahmoud Salem says the revolutionary period has ended and a new one begins.


In Arabic:

“مصر: الجيش يتحكم في امبراطورية اقتصادية ضخمة”
The Egyptian army sits on an economic empire, the size of which no one yet can estimate.

“حشد أمني وعسكري باستاد سوهاج الرياضي قبل إعلان نتيجة انتخابات الرئاسة”
The military mobilizes in Sohag ahead of the announcement of election results.

“الجيش يكثف تحركاته فى سيناء بعد تبنى «القاعدة» عملية ضد إسرائيل”
The military says it is ramps up security measures after it reports Al-Qaeda-linked presence in Sinai.

“المجلس العسكري: سلطتنا التشريعية مقيدة وصلاحيات رئيس الجمهورية كبيرة جدا”
At a press conference, the military council denies trying to stay in power by releasing a new Constitutional Declaration.

“بعد يومين من الغياب عن شاشة "أون تي في".. فوده: أوقفت برنامجي لأني أحترمكم والتفاصيل تهمني وحدي”
Talk show hosts Yusri Fouda, Gaber El-Qarmouti and Reem Maged leave OnTV.

“هل هُزمت ثورة 25 يناير؟”
Tamer Wagih tries to look beyond the confusion of the current political situation in Egypt to reiterate the path of the revolutionary struggle.

“«الأمن الوطني» يُشن حملة على الشقق المفروشة لضبط متسللين أجانب”
The Egyptian authorities launch a campaign to check rented apartments for “foreign infiltrators”


Recent Jadaliyya articles on Egypt:

Elections Commission: Morsy is President

Shafiq Supporters Demonstrate Against Brotherhood

Elections Commission to Announce Presidential Poll Result on Sunday at Three Pm

A Deal Could Be Reached to End Current Confrontation: SCAF, Brotherhood Sources

Recalling the Past: The Battle over History, Collective Memory and Memorialization in Egypt

Islamists Dominate Tahrir Sit-In Against SCAF

Shafiq To Be Named President on Sunday, Claim Govt Sources

Egyptian Military Source: 'SCAF Won't Let Brotherhood Seize Power'

Presidential Election Results to be Announced Sunday

Mona El-Ghobashy on Egyptian Election and its Aftermath; Sinan Antoon Reads Mahmoud Darwish

The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On

Mursi, Shafiq Campaigns Both Claim Victory in Egypt Presidency Race

Islamists Threaten SCAF with New Revolution

Egypt's Emergent Passive Revolution

Latest Egyptian Presidential Vote Count [Updated]

Open Letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

الشرعية الثورية: كيف تحل مكان شرعية القضاء والدستور؟

ملاحظات أولية حول الإعلان الدستوري المكمل

من وأد الإله إلى ختان الحق

أنور عبد الملك الذي أرّقته النهضة

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