Egyptians celebrate Mohamed Morsi's ouster

Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.  Egypt's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the military Wednesday, ousted after just one year in office by the same kind of Arab Spring revolution uprising that brought the Islamist leader to power. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
Egypt's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the military Wednesday, ousted after just one year in office by the same kind of Arab Spring revolution uprising that brought the Islamist leader to power. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt. The armed forces announced they would install a temporary civilian government to replace Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, who denounced the action as a "full coup" by the generals. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
The armed forces announced they would install a temporary civilian government to replace Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, who denounced the action as a "full coup" by the generals. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. They also suspended the Islamist-drafted constitution and called for new elections. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
They also suspended the Islamist-drafted constitution and called for new elections. (AP)
Egyptian protesters wave national flags as military special forces surround supporters of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt.  Millions of anti-Morsi protesters around the country erupted in celebrations after the televised announcement by the army chief. (AP)
Egyptian protesters wave national flags as military special forces surround supporters of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt.
Millions of anti-Morsi protesters around the country erupted in celebrations after the televised announcement by the army chief. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans and wave the national flag in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. Fearing a violent reaction by Morsi's Islamist supporters, troops and armored vehicles deployed in the streets of Cairo and elsewhere, surrounding Islamist rallies. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans and wave the national flag in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
Fearing a violent reaction by Morsi's Islamist supporters, troops and armored vehicles deployed in the streets of Cairo and elsewhere, surrounding Islamist rallies. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt. Arabic words on the poster read, "Egyptians, live free with your dignity and respect, martyr Mohammed Kristy." Egypt's military moved to tighten its control on key institutions Wednesday, even putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the country's Islamist president when an afternoon ultimatum expires. (AP)
Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt. Arabic words on the poster read, "Egyptians, live free with your dignity and respect, martyr Mohammed Kristy." Egypt's military moved to tighten its control on key institutions Wednesday, even putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the country's Islamist president when an afternoon ultimatum expires. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky moments after Egypt's military chief says the president is replaced by chief justice of constitutional court outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Clashes erupted in several provincial cities when Islamists opened fire on police, with at least nine people killed, security officials said. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky moments after Egypt's military chief says the president is replaced by chief justice of constitutional court outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.
Clashes erupted in several provincial cities when Islamists opened fire on police, with at least nine people killed, security officials said. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.  Gehad el-Haddad, a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood party, said Morsi was under house arrest at a Presidential Guard facility where he had been residing, and 12 presidential aides also were under house arrest. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.
Gehad el-Haddad, a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood party, said Morsi was under house arrest at a Presidential Guard facility where he had been residing, and 12 presidential aides also were under house arrest. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. The army took control of state media and blacked out TV stations operated by the Muslim Brotherhood. The head of the Brotherhood's political wing was arrested. (AP)
Fireworks light the sky as opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
The army took control of state media and blacked out TV stations operated by the Muslim Brotherhood. The head of the Brotherhood's political wing was arrested. (AP)
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi perform prayers during a protest to show support to him at the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo.  The ouster of Morsi throws Egypt on an uncertain course, with a danger of further confrontation. (Reuters)
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi perform prayers during a protest to show support to him at the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo.
The ouster of Morsi throws Egypt on an uncertain course, with a danger of further confrontation. (Reuters)
Anti-President Mohamed Mursi protesters hold up their shoes after a speech by Mursi, at Tahrir Square.  It came after four days of mass demonstrations even larger than those of the 2011 Arab Spring that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. (Reuters)
Anti-President Mohamed Mursi protesters hold up their shoes after a speech by Mursi, at Tahrir Square.
It came after four days of mass demonstrations even larger than those of the 2011 Arab Spring that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, hold a poster featuring the head of Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Egyptians were angered that Morsi was giving too much power to his Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamists and had failed to tackle the country's mounting economic woes. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, hold a poster featuring the head of Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Egyptians were angered that Morsi was giving too much power to his Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamists and had failed to tackle the country's mounting economic woes. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, react in Tahrir Square in Cairo.  Beyond the fears over violence, some protesters are concerned whether an army-installed administration can lead to real democracy. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, react in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Beyond the fears over violence, some protesters are concerned whether an army-installed administration can lead to real democracy. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, gesture in Tahrir Square in Cairo.  President Barack Obama urged the military to hand back control to a democratic, civilian government as soon as possible but stopped short of calling it a coup d'etat. (Reuters)
Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, gesture in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
President Barack Obama urged the military to hand back control to a democratic, civilian government as soon as possible but stopped short of calling it a coup d'etat. (Reuters)
Anti-Mursi protesters walk with their flags as they celebrate in Tahrir square after the announcement of the removal from office of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Mursi in Cairo. (Reuters)
Anti-Mursi protesters walk with their flags as they celebrate in Tahrir square after the announcement of the removal from office of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Mursi in Cairo. (Reuters)
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi set up a banner as they take part in a protest to show support to him at the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo. (Reuters)
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi set up a banner as they take part in a protest to show support to him at the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo. (Reuters)

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