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Egypt army ousts Morsi, suspends constitution

President Mohamed Morsi has been stripped of his power by the Egyptian army, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a statement. The country’s chief justice will be the interim president of the country. The country’s constitution has also been suspended. “The military’s road map consists of dissolving the constitution and holding early presidential elections,” Sisi said. “The address of the president …

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Morsi adviser says ‘coup’ underway (video)

CAIRO — President Mohammed Morsi’s national security adviser said Wednesday that a “coup” was underway after the president again refused to heed demands by the military to resign. Morsi called on the army not to “take sides” in the growing clash between rival political groups. The Associated Press quoted unidentified Egyptian officials as saying a travel ban had been issued …

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Egypt’s military gives Morsi’s government 48 hours to ‘meet the demands of the people’

CAIRO — Egypt’s powerful military issued an ultimatum to the government of President Mohamed Morsi on Monday: resolve the crisis that has pitted hundreds of thousands of Morsi’s opponents against his supporters and ground this county to a political standstill—or the military will intervene. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, commander of Egypt’s armed forces, said the military may soon take action to …

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