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    Egyptian army stand guard around the Republican Guard building in Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside the military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    An Egyptian man cries outside a morgue after carrying the corpse of his brother killed near the Republican Guard building in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Manu Brabo | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    An injured man is brought to a makeshift hospital after Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8 , 2013. The violence left dozens people killed outside the Republican Guard military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Ahmed Gomaa | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi rests at a hospital after a shooting happened at the Republican Guard building in the district of Nasr City, in Cairo, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence outside the military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Virginie Nguyen Hoang | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    A wounded supporter of deposed Egypti's President Mohammed Morsi sits at a local hospital in Cairo. Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Nasser Shiyoukhi | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    A wounded supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi waits to receive treatment at a local hospital in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police guarding the Republican Guard building opened fire on supporters of the ousted president Monday in bloodshed that claimed dozens lives, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided country deeper into crisis with calls by Islamists for all-out rebellion against the army.
    Wissam Nassar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    A wounded supporter of deposed Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi is treated at a local hospital in Cairo. Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Nasser Shiyoukhi | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    A supporter of ousted President Mohammed Morsi prays as he and others protest in front of the Republican Guard headquarters in Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
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    Supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi pray in Nasr City, suburb of Cairo, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said.
    Nasser Shiyoukhi | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Egyptian military convoy arrives near Tahrir Square during the clashes between opponents and supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counterassault on Morsi’s supporters.
    VIRGINIE NGUYEN HOANG | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Supporters of ousted Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi carry a man shot near the Republican Guard building in Cairo, Friday, July 5, 2013. Egyptian troops opened fire on mostly Islamist protesters marching on a Republican Guard headquarters Friday to demand the restoration of Morsi's presidency, killing at least one.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    People carry two injured persons during clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of ousted President Mohammed Morsi clash against Muslim Brotherhood supporters near Tahrir Square, Cairo Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Night time clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counter-assault on Morsi’s supporters.
    Manu Brabo | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    An injured opponent of ousted President Mohammed Morsi is helped away by colleagues during clashes with Muslim Brotherhood supporters near Tahrir Square, Cairo Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Night time clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counter-assault on Morsi’s supporters.
    Manu Brabo | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Egyptian military convoy arrives at the site of clashes between the supporters and opponents of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counterassault on Morsi’s supporters.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Supporters and opponents of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash on the 6 October bridge, near Maspero, where Egypt's state tv and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash near Maspero, where Egypt's state tv and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Supporters and opponents of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash on the 6 October bridge, near Maspero, where Egypt's state tv and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Supporters and opponents of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash on the 6 October bridge, near Maspero, where Egypt's state tv and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi show victory signs during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi wave national flags and posters of army chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash near Maspero, where Egypt's state tv and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Egyptian military convoy arrives near Tahrir Square during the clashes between opponents and supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counterassault on Morsi’s supporters.
    VIRGINIE NGUYEN HOANG | AP
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    Amr Nabil Associated Press Egyptians celebrate in front of the constitutional court after chief justice Adly Mansour was sworn in as the nation's interim president. The pictured sign reads "bye, bye, Morsi" in Arabic.
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    Amr Nabil Associated Press Egyptians celebrate in front of the constitutional court after chief justice Adly Mansour was sworn in as the nation's interim president. The pictured sign reads "bye, bye, Morsi" in Arabic.
  • Mideast Egypt
    A supporter of ousted Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi reacts as an military helicopter flies over during a rally in Nasr City,Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.
    VIRGINIE NGUYEN HOANG | AP
  • WORLD NEWS EGYPT 2 ZUM
    Supporters of the overthrown President Morsi pray near Rabia Al Adawiyya mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013.
    Denis Vyshinsky | MCT
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, speaks at his swearing in ceremony as nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Supporters of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi stand during a rally in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    An Egyptian opposition protester is beaten by supporters of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, as a main raises a brick overhead, in downtown Damietta, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The deadline on the military's ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi has expired, with 48 hours passing since the time it was issued. Giant cheering crowds of Morsi's opponents have been gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square and other locations nationwide, waving flags furiously in expection that the military will act to remove the Islamist president after the deadline ends.
    Hamada Elrasam | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    An Egyptian opposition protester holds a chair and knife during a clash between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi in downtown Damietta, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. The deadline on the military's ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi has expired, with 48 hours passing since the time it was issued. Giant cheering crowds of Morsi's opponents have been gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square and other locations nationwide, waving flags furiously in expection that the military will act to remove the Islamist president after the deadline ends.
    Hamada Elrasam | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Flares light as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Egyptians wave national flags as fireworks light the sky over Tahrir Square, where hundreds thousands opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Fireworks light the sky opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • WORLD NEWS EGYPT 1 ZUM
    Opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gather at Cairo's Tahrir Square, Egypt, on July 3, 2013. The chairman of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court will run the country for a transitional period, the military chief said in a televised speech on Wednesday.
    Li Muzi/ Xinhua | MCT
  • APYTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Fireworks light the sky moments after Egypt's military chief says the president is replaced by chief justice of constitutional court outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Egypt's military has suspended the Islamist-backed constitution and called early elections. The military also announced that embattled President Mohammed Morsi will be replaced.Cheers erupted among millions of protesters nationwide who were demanding Morsi's ouster.
    Nariman El-Mofty | AP
  • APYOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Egyptian protesters chant slogans against Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted shortly after the Egyptian military announced it was ousting Morsi, who was Egypt's first freely elected leader but drew ire with his Islamist leanings. The military says it has replaced him with the chief justice of the Supreme constitutional Court, called for early presidential election and suspended the Islamist-backed constitution.
    Manu Brabo | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans as they celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi flash victory signs and wave national flags in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Green laser lights illuminate opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi performing funeral prayers, for Egyptians who were killed during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Morsi, in front of a symbolic coffin, left, covered by the national flag in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Amr Nabil | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Egyptians celebrate at a tea house at Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's announcement in Cairo's Zamalek district Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Egypt's military has suspended the Islamist-backed constitution and called early elections. The military also announced that embattled President Mohammed Morsi will be replaced.Cheers erupted among millions of protesters nationwide who were demanding Morsi's ouster.
    Hiro Komae | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    Egyptians celebrate at a tea house at Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's announcement in Cairo's Zamalek district Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Egypt's military has suspended the Islamist-backed constitution and called early elections. The military also announced that embattled President Mohammed Morsi will be replaced.Cheers erupted among millions of protesters nationwide who were demanding Morsi's ouster.
    Hiro Komae | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Egyptian protesters wave national flags as military special forces surround supporters of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Hassan Ammar | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Military special forces surround supporters of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Ahmed Gomaa | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
    A military helicopter files over the presidential palace as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
  • Mideast Egypt
    Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi bang drums as they celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
    Khalil Hamra | AP
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