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Security members of a group of supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsia holding a sit-in at Rabaa Al-Adawiya mosque train near a sandbag barricade in Nasser City, where protesters have installed one of their camps in Cairo, Egypt

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Security members of a group of supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi holding a sit-in at Rabaa Al-Adawiya mosque, train near a sandbag barricade in Nasser City, where protesters have installed one of their camps in Cairo, Egypt

An anti-Mursi supporter of Egypt's army walks in front of his shop, with huge posters of Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with cross and crescent symbol of the unity Egyptians in downtown Cairo...An anti-Mursi supporter of Egypt's army walks in front of his shop, with huge posters of Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with cross and crescent symbol of the unity of Egyptians in downtown Cairo August 7, 2013. For a man who says he doesn't want to be president, Egypt's army chief is proving to be a skilful politician so far. Since he deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on July 3, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has built on a web of contacts he began nurturing after his appointment as army chief last year. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

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An anti-Morsi supporter on Wednesday walks in front of his shop, with posters of Egypt‘s army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with cross and crescent symbol of the unity of Egyptians in downtown Cairo.

Muslim activists from the Youth Alliance Care for the Muslim World (Aliansi Pemuda Peduli Dunia Islam) hold posters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi during a protest against the removal of Morsi in Egypt, on July 30, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The Youth Alliance Care for the Muslim World is urging Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to take action over alleged crimes against humanity in Egypt.

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Muslim activists from the Youth Alliance Care for the Muslim World (Aliansi Pemuda Peduli Dunia Islam) protest in Yogyakarta, Indonesia against the toppling of Mohammed Morsi, former Egyptian president, on Tuesday. 

An opponent of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi runs next to a burning scooter, during clashes against Morsi supporters, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 22, 2013. On Monday, clashes broke out between Morsi supporters and opponents near Cairo's Tahrir Square and in the city of Qalioub on the capital's outskirts, where at least one person was shot to death, security officials said. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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An opponent of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi runs next to a burning scooter, during clashes against Morsi supporters, in Cairo on Monday. Clashes broke out between Morsi supporters and opponents near Cairo’s Tahrir Square and in the city of Qalioub on the capital’s outskirts, where at least one person was shot dead, security officials said. 

A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi places posters of Mursi on a lamp post during a protest in front of the courthouse and the Attorney General's office in Cairo.

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A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi places posters of Mr Morsi on a lamp post during a protest in front of a courthouse and the attorney-general’s office in Cairo.

A boy peers out of a traditional Tok Tok as it passes by supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi marching in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 19, 2013. Thousands of protesters are holding rallies across Egypt to demand the reinstatement of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The Muslim Brotherhood, from which Morsi hails, is mobilizing followers to march in Cairo and elsewhere Friday for a protest they re dubbing "Breaking the Coup.

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A boy peers out of a traditional tuk tuk as it passes supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi marching in Cairo. Thousands of protesters are holding rallies across Egypt to demand the reinstatement of Mr Morsi. The Muslim Brotherhood, from which Mr Morsi hails, is mobilising followers to march in Cairo and elsewhere on Friday for a protest they are dubbing ‘Breaking the Coup’.

Competitors from Egypt practice their synchronised swimming team performance at the Saint Jordi arena in Barcelona prior to the world swimming championships...Egypt's team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona, July 17, 2013. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.

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Egypt’s team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo...Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo July 15, 2013. Police fired tear gas in central Cairo on Monday when protesters calling for the reinstatement of the ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, scuffled with drivers and passers-by annoyed that they had blocked major roads. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Supporters of Mohamed Morsi, the deposed president of Egypt, run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in Cairo. Police moved in when protesters, calling for the reinstatement of Mr Morsi, scuffled with drivers and passers-by who became annoyed by the road being blocked 

Supporters of  ousted President Mohamed Mursi shout during a protest in Cairo July 12, 2013. Supporters of Mursi called for protests on Friday and Egyptians prayed there would be no repeat of clashes that have killed more than 90 people in the last week in the bitterly divided Arab nation.

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Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi shout during a protest in Cairo. Supporters of Mr Morsi called for protests on Friday, and Egyptians hoped there would be no repeat of clashes that have killed more than 90 people in the past week in the divided Arab nation.

An injured Egyptian supporter of deposed president Mohamed Morsi flashes the sign for victory during a rally in support of the former Islamist leader outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque

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An injured supporter of Mohamed Morsi, the deposed president of Egypt, flashes the victory sign during a rally in support of the former Islamist leader outside Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque

CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 8:  A man reacts after seeing the body of a family member, allegedly killed during a shooting at the site of a pro-Morsi sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Egyptian Republican Guard, at the Liltaqmeen al-Sahy Hospital in Cairo's Nasr City district on July 8, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian health ministry officials are reporting at least 42 people were killed and more than 300 injured in the incident early on Monday morning, which allegedly occurred as supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi attending the sit in were performing dawn prayer. The demonstrators were demanding the release of Morsi, who they believe is being held inside the Republican Guard headquarters. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images)

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A man reacts after seeing the body of a family member who was reportedly killed during a shooting at a pro-Morsi sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Egyptian Republican Guard, at the Liltaqmeen al-Sahy Hospital in Cairo’s Nasr City district on Monday. Health ministry officials said at least 42 people have been killed and more than 300 injured in the incident on early Monday morning, which allegedly occurred as supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi were saying dawn prayers. The demonstrators were demanding the release of Mr Morsi, who they believe is being held inside the Republican Guard headquarters. 

Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada Is Extradited To Jordan To Face Terror Charges...LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 7:  (NO SALES) (EDITORIAL USE ONLY)  In this handout image provided by the MoD, radical cleric Abu Qatada (L) prepares to board a plane at RAF Northolt which will take him to Jordan, after he was deported from the UK to face terrorism charges in his home country, on July 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Sgt Ralph Merry/MoD via Getty Images)

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Abu Qatada prepares to board a plane at RAF Northolt, which will take him to Jordan, after he was deported from the UK to face terrorism charges in his home country, on Sunday

Protesters who support former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry an injured man during clashes outside the Republican Guard building in Cairo...ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH    Protesters who support former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry an injured man during clashes outside the Republican Guard building in Cairo July 5, 2013. At least three demonstrators were shot dead outside the Republican Guard barracks in Cairo where deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi is being held, security sources said.

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Supporters of the former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry an injured man during clashes outside the Republican Guard barracks in Cairo, Egypt. At least three demonstrators were shot dead outside the building, where the deposed Mr Mursi is being held, security sources said.

An Egyptian protester flashes v signs for military aircrafts forming a heart shape trails in the sky over Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called for a wave of protests Friday, furious over the military's ouster of its president and arrest of its revered leader and other top figures, underlining the touchy issue of what role the fundamentalist Islamist movement might play in the new regime. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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An Egyptian protester gives the peace sign as a military aircraft forms a heart shape trail in the sky over Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday 

Egyptian President Morsy Ousted In Military Coup...CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 04:  People dance and cheer as Egyptian military aircraft fly over Tahrir Square, the day after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president, was ousted from power on July 4, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in ceremony in Cairo in the morning of July 4, the day after Morsi was placed under house arrest by the Egyptian military and the Constitution was suspended. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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People dance and cheer as Egyptian military aircraft fly over Tahrir Square on Thursday, the day after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, was ousted from power on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt.

Soldiers ask a supporter of overthrown President Mursi to take her protest to the sidewalk as they stand guard in Giza...Army soldiers ask a female supporter of overthrown President Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood to take her protest to the sidewalk as they stand guard around Cairo University and Nahdet Misr Square in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo July 4, 2013. The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood was arrested by Egyptian security forces on Thursday in a crackdown against the Islamist movement after the army ousted the country's first democratically elected president Mursi. At least 16 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in street clashes across Egypt since Mursi's overthrow. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)

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Army soldiers ask a female supporter of Egypt’s overthrown president Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood to take her protest to the pavement as they stand guard near Cairo University and Nahdet Misr Square in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo on Thursday.

Fireworks light up the sky as Hundreds o...Fireworks light up the sky as Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians celebrate after Egytptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's speech announcing The Egyptian army toppling Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's landmark Tahrir square on July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei and the heads of the Coptic Church and Al-Azhar -- Sunni Islam's highest seat of learning -- will unveil an army roadmap for Egypt's future after President Mohamed Morsi, state television said. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI               TOPSHOTSKHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Fireworks light up the sky in Cairo’s Tahrir square on Wednesday night as hundreds of thousands of Egyptians celebrate after defense minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the army’s toppling of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, the heads of the Coptic Church and Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s highest seat of learning, will unveil an army roadmap for Egypt’s future, state television said. 

Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Arabic reads, " leave." The deadline on the military's ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi has expired, with 48 hours passing since the time it was issued. Giant cheering crowds of Morsi's opponents have been gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square and other locations nationwide, waving flags furiously in expection that the military will act to remove the Islamist president after the deadline ends.

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Opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. 

Egyptians protest in Cairo...epa03772971 An Egyptian man waves the national flag during a protest against the President Mohamed Morsi in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, 03 July 2013. Egypt was heading for a confrontation between the military and Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, who has rejected an army ultimatum to end a political standoff with his opponents. Hours before the ultimatum expires at 1630 (1430 GMT), the army leaked details of a roadmap that includes overthrowing Morsi, scrapping the constitution, dissolving parliament and forming a government of independents headed by an army general.  EPA/ANDRE PAIN

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An Egyptian man waves the national flag during a protest against Mohamed Morsi, president of Egypt, in Tahrir Square, on Wednesday. Egypt was heading for a confrontation between the military and the Islamist president, who has rejected an army ultimatum to end a political standoff with his opponents. Hours before the ultimatum expired at 14.30 GMT, the army leaked details of a roadmap that includes overthrowing Mr Morsi, scrapping the constitution, dissolving parliament and forming a government of independents headed by an army general 

An opponent of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sleeps in a tent next to a wall covered in graffiti as he and others protest outside the presidential palace in Cairo. Egypt was on edge Tuesday following a "last-chance" ultimatum the military issued to Mohammed Morsi, giving the president and the opposition 48 hours to resolve the crisis in the country or have the army step in with its own plan

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An opponent of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi sleeps in a tent next to a wall covered in graffiti as he and others protest outside the presidential palace in Cairo. Egypt was on edge on Tuesday following an ultimatum the military issued to Mr Morsi, giving the president and the opposition 48 hours to resolve the crisis in the country or have the army step in with its own plan.