More Morsi aides resign as tanks rumble into Cairo


The Egyptian military, which seized power from Mubarak in February 2011, saying it was stepping in to protect the legitimate demands of the public, stayed silent after a statement Wednesday that it would not intervene in a dispute between political factions.

Wednesday night's battle was the worst clash between political factions here since President Gamal Abdel Nasser's military coup six decades ago, and Egyptians across the political spectrum responded with shock and dismay.

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