As it happened: Crisis in Egypt

Key points

  • The Egyptian army has ousted President Mohammed Morsi, suspended the constitution and moved to appoint an interim government
  • The armed forces were deployed across Cairo amid protest and counter-protest, while deadly clashes were reported across the nation
  • Mr Morsi, who earlier rejected an army ultimatum to reach a deal with demonstrators, accused the army of a coup; All times BST

Live text


  • Patrick Jackson 
  • Lucy Wilkins 
  • Kerry Alexandra 
  • Ed Lowther 
  • Caroline Anning 
  • Nina Lamparski 
  • Jude Sheerin 
  • Pia Gadkari 

Last updated 4 July 2013

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