Following the ouster of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi last month, tens of thousands of his supporters have been camped out near the Raba’a Al Adewaya mosque in eastern Cairo and in Nahda Square in Giza. After threatening to clear the protesters off the streets for weeks, Egyptian security forces surrounded the sit-ins Wednesday morning. Follow live as the action unfolds.
At least 250 people have died in clashes in Egypt following Morsi’s ouster in a military coup that followed days of mass protests by millions of Egyptians calling for his removal. Supporters of the Islamist president want him reinstated.
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