The military in Egypt holds on to power despite this weekend's elections.
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Egyptian military holds on to power despite presidential vote
An Islamist backed by the Muslim Brotherhood declared victory as Egypt's first democratically elected president even as the country's military rulers issued a decree that stripped the position of much of its power.
The move by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces - the military rulers in control since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak - came Sunday at the conclusion of a two-day presidential runoff.
Even with no constitution, no parliament and, possibly, little power, the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi declared victory late Sunday over Ahmed Shafik, who was Egypt's prime minister in the final days of the regime of Mubarak, who was ousted from power in February 2011.