Rising tension in Egypt
An Egyptian protester flashes v signs for military aircrafts forming a heart shape trail in the sky over Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called for a wave of protests Friday, furious over the military's ouster of its president and arrest of its revered leader and other top figures, underlining the touchy issue of what role the fundamentalist Islamist movement might play in the new regime.
Egyptian military convoy arrives at the site of clashes between the supporters and opponents of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counterassault on Morsi's supporters.
Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi gather outside the Rabia Al-Adawiya Mosque in the Nasr City neighborhood of Cairo, July 5, 2013. Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted president held enormous demonstrations in Cairo on Friday and marched toward the barbed-wire-protected barracks where he was believed to be held, angrily confronting security forces and armored vehicles.
Supporters of Mohammed Morsi moments after Egyptian troops reportedly opened fire on protesters near the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo, July 5, 2013. There were reports of several deaths on Friday as Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted president, Morsi, held large demonstrations in Cairo and angrily confronted security forces.
Supporters of Mohammed Morsi come to the aid of a wounded person during clashes with security forces near the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo, July 5, 2013. There were reports of several deaths on Friday as Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted president, Morsi, held large demonstrations in Cairo and angrily confronted security forces.
Supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi clash near Maspero, where Egypt's state TV and radio station is located, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Tens of thousands of Islamists streamed across a Nile River bridge toward Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, threatening a showdown moments after the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule.