Mohammed Mursi wins Egyptian presidency
24 June 2012 Last updated at 17:40 BST
Mohammed Mursi has been declared the winner of Egypt's presidential run-off, beating former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.
Mr Mursi won 51.73% of the vote, according to the Higher Presidential Election Commission.
There were scenes of celebration in Cairo's Tahrir Square by Mr Mursi's supporters following the announcement.
Shaimaa Khalil reports.