Egypt election commission has declared Mohammed Morsi the winner of the closely contested presidential vote.
The announcement had to be paused as chaos erupted in the newsroom after the announcement while Tahrir square where most of the people gathered were supporters of the Muslim brotherhood candidate erupted in celebration.
Ahmed Mohamed Shafik: 48%
Mohammed Morsi: 52%
Extra troops and police have been deployed across Egypt. Supreme Presidential Elections Commission head Farouq Sultan announced that Mohammed Mursi had won 51.73 per cent of the vote.