5 days that have shaken Egypt

2013-07-04 13:55
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Cairo - Following are key developments in Egypt since millions took to the streets on Sunday to demand the resignation of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, leading to his ouster by the army a day ago.

Sunday, 30 June:

Chanting "Leave!" crowds demonstrate across Egypt in response to a call from the grassroots movement Tamarod - Arabic for rebellion.

In Cairo the protesters gather around the presidential palace and in Tahrir Square, epicentre of Egypt's 2011 revolution.

Huge demonstrations also take place in other cities, and a military source tells AFP: "It is the biggest protest in Egypt's history."

About 25 000 Morsi supporters rally in the Cairo district of Nasr City.

At least 16 people are killed nationwide.

Monday, 1 July:

Protesters set fire to the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo then loot it.

Tamarod gives Morsi until 15:00 on Tuesday 2 July to quit or face an open-ended campaign of civil disobedience.

Four ministers resign.

The army gives Morsi 48 hours to meet the "people's demands" or face an imposed solution.

Morsi's office rebuffs the army's ultimatum.

Tuesday, 2 July:

Morsi holds talks with army chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

The spokespersons for the presidency and the cabinet quit.

Opposition groups choose dissident Mohamed ElBaradei to represent them in the negotiations called for by the army.

Clashes between the rival sides leave 23 people dead, including 16 killed by gunmen at a Cairo rally supporting Morsi.

Wednesday, 3 July:

As the army deadline passes, Morsi proposes a consensus government.

Army chief Sisi ousts Morsi, who is placed in detention, and declares the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court caretaker leader.

Sisi also announces a freezing of the Islamist-drafted constitution and early presidential elections, without setting a date.

Police round up key Morsi aides and leaders of the Brotherhood.

Cairo protesters erupt in celebration, while Morsi supporters attack security forces buildings in the north. Ten people are killed in clashes.

Morsi denounces the move as "a coup" and in a pre-recorded speech says: "I am Egypt's elected president."

Western powers call for restraint and a swift return to democratic rule in the country.

Thursday, 4 July:

Egypt's chief justice Adly el-Mansour is sworn in as interim president.

At least seven Morsi supporters are killed in clashes with security forces during the night, officials say, while three opponents are also reported killed, bringing the overall casualty toll to at least 50 dead.

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