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Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, react in Tahrir Square in Cairo July 3, 2013. Egypt's armed forces overthrew elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday and announced a political transition with the support of a wide range of political, religious and youth leaders. A statement published in Mursi's name on his official Facebook page after Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's speech said the measures announced amounted to "a full military coup" and were "totally rejected". REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTX11BPD

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Tagged: CairoEgyptUnited StatesMiddle EastAfricaNorth AmericaMohamed MursiSuhaib SalemMarco WermanMichael SinghAbdel Fattah Al-Sisigovernmenthistorydiplomacymilitary.