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Egypt: The Tweeting President

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Citizen Media

Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi has started officially [1] tweeting from his existing account tonight. The account, which has 162k followers, was also verified by Twitter today. His first tweet reads [2]:

Want to dedicate 1st tweet to martyrs of #jan25 revolution and brave #syrians… Muhammed #Morsi

It seems that Morsi would be tweeting in both Arabic and English.