As it happened: Turmoil in Egypt

Key points

  • The top judge of Egypt's constitutional court, Adly Mansour, has been sworn in as interim leader.
  • President Mohammed Morsi remains under house arrest after being ousted.
  • Islamist groups have called for nationwide peaceful protests after Friday Prayers.
  • The leader of Mr Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, has been arrested, security sources say.
  • Clashes erupted overnight between Morsi supporters and security forces, leaving seven protesters dead.
  • There has been mixed international reaction, with Germany talking of a "serious setback for democracy".
  • All times BST.

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  • Lucy Wilkins 
  • Patrick Jackson 
  • Kerry Alexandra 
  • Sitala Peek 

Last updated 5 July 2013

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