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Thursday morning news roundup: Egypt

Last night's extraordinary events from every angle

By Prospect Team  

Mohammed Morsi is said to be in a secure location (Image: Agência Brasil)

Extraordinary scenes were witnessed in Egypt last night, as Mohammed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, was ousted by the military. The move garnered widespread public support. General Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi, the head of the armed forces, announced on television that he had suspended the country’s constitution and would shortly be scheduling fresh presidential and parliamentary elections. In the meantime, Adli Mansour, head of the country’s constitutional court will today be named…

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