In pictures: Egypt’s final hours under Morsi’s presidency
July 3, 2013
A burnt out car after overnight clashes outside the Cairo University. Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
Egyptian protesters demonstrate against the President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square, Cairo. Just before the military's deadline expired, Morsi repeated a vow not to step down in the face of demands by millions of protesters in the streets. Andre Pain / ???
The Egyptian army leaked details of a roadmap that includes overthrowing Morsi, scrapping the constitution, dissolving parliament and forming a government of independents headed by an army general. Andre Pain / EPA
Soldiers of the Egyptian Republican Guard on duty at the gates of Egypt's Presidential Palace in the suburb of Heliopolis.Egypt's military moved to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in prepara???
Opposition demonstrators lie on the ground near Egypt's Presidential Palace in the suburb of Heliopolis Ed Giles / Getty Images
Hundreds of Egyptian protesters began to gather in Tahrir Square as the deadline looms. Morsi's office proposed a consensus government as a way out of the country's crisis as the deadline expired. Spencer Platt / Getty Images
Egyptian protesters give the President Mohammed Morsi the red card. Spencer Platt / Getty Images
Two men help and injured protester. At least 23 people were killed in Cairo on Tuesday and over 200 others were injured. Mohammed El Shahed / AFP Photo
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. Amr Nabil / AP ???
The Egyptian Health Ministry reported at least 16 people were killed overnight on July 2 in violent clashes between supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and Anti-Morsi protesters in Giza. Amr Nabil / AP Photo
For the second time in 2 years of political upheaval, the powerful army appears to be positioned to remove the country's leader. But this time, it would be ousting a democratically elected president, the first in Egypt's history ‚Äď making its move potent???