In pictures: Morsi supporters' defiant march
July 29, 2013
Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president marched toward a military facility in defiance of an army warning in the early hours today, risking a new confrontation after dozens were shot dead at the weekend. Mohammed Saber / EPA
The Muslim Brotherhood said the destination was the military intelligence headquarters, despite an army statement warning protesters to steer clear of military installations. Mohammed Saber / EPA
Mr Morsi has been in army detention since he was ousted, and the military-backed interim government has placed him under investigation on charges that include murder. Mohammed Saber / EPA
A boy wears a gas mask as supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi pray in Nasr City. Hassan Ammar / AP Photo
At least 72 Brotherhood supporters were shot dead by security forces on Saturday near the vigil, deepening the turmoil convulsing the country since the army shunted Morsi from power on July 3. Hassan Ammar / AP Photo
The marchers carried pictures of the deposed president, flashing victory signs and chanting, "Our blood and souls we sacrifice for Morsi." Hassan Ammar / AP Photo
A Reuters reporter saw several thousand marchers leaving the Rabaa Al Adawiya mosque in northern Cairo, where they have been staging a weeks-long vigil to demand the reinstatement of deposed Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president. Hassan A???
he European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, was due in Cairo today to meet the army's General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who led the overthrow of Morsi, and officials of the Freedom and Justice Party, the Brotherhood's political wing. Hassan Am???
The military intelligence building is several kilometres from the site of the vigil, where thousands of protesters are defying threats by Egypt's army-installed authorities to clear them.
The army, saying it was aware of the planned march, issued a statement urging protesters "not to come close to military facilities in general, and the headquarters of military intelligence specifically." Hassan Ammar / AP Photo
Mr El Sisi, who was appointed by Mr Morsi only to turn against him after a year into the president's rule, made his first appearance on Sunday since the killings, smiling before television cameras at a graduation ceremony for police recruits dressed in st???