CAIRO (Reuters) - The head of Egypt’s armed forces issued a declaration on Wednesday suspending the constitution and appointing the head of the constitutional court as interim head of state.
1.Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, set-off fireworks as they gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo July 3, 2013.
2.Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi light flares in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. With a military deadline for intervention ticking down, protesters seeking the ouster of Egypt’s Islamist president sought Tuesday to push the embattled leader further toward the edge with another massive display of people power. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
3. An Egyptian protester cries during a demonstration supporting Morsi near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
4.An opponent of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans during a protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
5.A man walks past graffiti depicting a funeral, at a church near Tahrir Square Cairo July 3, 2013. Writings on the wall read “Martyr or hero”. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
6.An Egyptian opposition protester holds a chairr and knife during a clash between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi in downtown Damietta, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Hamada Elrasam)
7.The flag draped body of a victim from this morning’s fighting outside Cairo University is carried through protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, gathering in Tahrir Square in Cairo July 3, 2013. The Egyptian president’s national security adviser said on Wednesday that a “military coup” was under way and army and police violence was expected to remove pro-Mursi demonstrators. REUTERS/Suham
8. An Egyptian opposition protester is beaten by supporters of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, as a main raises a brick overhead, in downtown Damietta, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013.(AP Photo/Hamada Elrasam)
9. Egyptian protester’s holding the Egyptian national flag. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
10.Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate by the light of flares as they wave national flags and his picture in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)