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Death, chaos and grief grip Cairo
Photographer Mosa’ab Elshamy captured haunting (and graphic) images of violence and sadness that tore through Cairo as government forces clashed with Muslim Brotherhood supporters and backers of deposed President Mohammed Morsi at a sit-in outside the Rabaa mosque. Click here to see more photos.
In this special edition of “On the Radar,” we go into central Cairo to bring you the voices of the Egyptian protestors – both those who are calling for President Mohammed Morsi to be returned to power and those who are supporting his ouster and want Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and the interim government to retain power.
As Egyptians wait to see what will come of the 48-hour deadline imposed against President Morsi to reach a political peace, a website provides a second-by-second watch.
Egyptian protesters aim lasers at an army helicopter during demonstrations over the weekend. Read updates on Egypt …
We have a donkey and an elephant – Egyptians have a stoplight, an umbrella and grapes. The items pictured here represent candidates on the ballot today as Egyptians vote in the first parliamentary elections since authoritarian ruler Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February after weeks of protests. The everyday symbols are to help people who are illiterate cast their votes.
(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)