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The Egyptian political crisis: Live Updates


Photo by Aaron T. Rose

Photo by Aaron T. Rose

2 July


  • Al-Jama’a Al-Islamiya announces 11 rallies to support President Morsi across the country



  • Office Manager of Military spokesperson denies Al-Sisi headed a SCAF meeting



  • Resignations of presidency and cabinet spokesmen confirmed





2:08 pm

  • Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil El-Araby said in a statement that the free will of the Egyptian people must be answered and called on all those siding with the will of the people to “bring about the desired change”.



  • Former Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud vows to the Egyptian public that he will not let go of their rights in a press conference in the Judges Club.



  • Cabinet release statement saying Prime Minister Hisham Qandil will present its recommendations to the President to solve the current political crisis.


  • The Muslim Brotherhood alleges opposition protesters at Tahrir Square and the Presidential Palace are likely to get attacked; denies it has anything to do with attacks.



  • Statement confirmed resignations submitted by 5 ministers (Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Environment, Communications and Legal affairs). Qandil yet to decide on resignations.





  • The Muslim Brotherhood alleges opposition protesters at Tahrir Square and the Ithadiya presidential palace are likely to get attacks; denies it has anything to do with attacks.



  • Court of Cassation ruled for the reinstatement of the former Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud.


  • Supporters of President Mohamed Morsi gather in front of Cairo University for a rally calling for the protection of the president’s legitimacy. Numbers in the demonstration continued growing going into Tuesday afternoon.



12:05 am

  • Islamist National Coalition to Preserve Legitimacy rallies Morsi supporters to take to the streets to protect the president’s legitimacy.

1 July



  • The Ministry of Interior vows not to disappoint the crowds who took to the streets to express their opinions in a manner which “impressed” the world; supports Armed Forces’ statement.


  • Angry crowds set Freedom and Justice Part headquarters in Assiut ablaze after the death of three protesters in clashes with President’s supporters.



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