Egypt

Islamist riposte

Print edition : August 09, 2013

Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsy hold his posters at a protest on July 12 in a park near Cairo University. Photo: Amr Nabil/AP

People gather to break their fast on the third day of Ramzan in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of protests against Morsy, on July 12. Photo: Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP

Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, Defence Minister, who is seen as the face of the military coup. Photo: REUTERS

Mohamed ElBaradei with interim President Adly Mansour after being sworn in as Vice-President, on July 14. Photo: AP

Ibrahim Munir, secretary-general of the International Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood. Photo: OZAN KOSE/AFP

Soldiers stand guard on armoured personnel carriers at Nasr City, Cairo, on July 12. Photo: Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP

After the military coup, the Muslim Brotherhood goes on the offensive and the political divide in Egypt deepens further.
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