BREAKING: Morsi Is Out as Egyptian President

By QR Blog Editor 07-03-2013
Egyptian protestors on June 30, Mohamed Elsayyed / Shutterstock.com

Egyptian protestors on June 30, Mohamed Elsayyed / Shutterstock.com

Egypt's military forcefully seized power from President Morsi on Wednesday. An emergency meeting of top civialian and religious leaders has convened to create an interim government and plan for  new elections. The whereabouts of Mr. Morsi remain unknown. The New York Times reports:

The developments followed the lapse of a 48-hour deadline imposed by the military generals on the increasingly isolated president to meet the demands of millions of Egyptians disaffected with the one-year-old governance of Mr. Morsi, the first democratically elected leader of Egypt.

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Image: Egyptian protestors on June 30, Mohamed Elsayyed / Shutterstock.com

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