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  • Egyptian soldiers deploy near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

    Egyptian soldiers deploy near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

  • In this image made late Wednesday, July 3, 2013, opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi wave national flags to a passing underground train as they celebrate Morsi's ouster in Cairo, Egypt. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    In this image made late Wednesday, July 3, 2013, opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi wave national flags to a passing underground train as they celebrate Morsi's ouster in Cairo, Egypt. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded at his swearing in ceremony as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded at his swearing in ceremony as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

  • Egyptian soldiers secure the area around Nasser City, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi, in Cairo Thursday, July 4, 2013. Adly Mansour, the chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted Morsi. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Egyptian soldiers secure the area around Nasser City, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi, in Cairo Thursday, July 4, 2013. Adly Mansour, the chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted Morsi. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour prepares to swear in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour prepares to swear in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,". (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally in Nasser City, Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally in Nasser City, Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,". (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporter of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi makes the victory during a rally near the University of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)

    Supporter of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi makes the victory during a rally near the University of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)

  • Egyptians celebrate after Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. Arabic reads, " bye bye Morsi." The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egyptians celebrate after Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. Arabic reads, " bye bye Morsi." The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded by by chiefs of the constitutional court after he is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded by by chiefs of the constitutional court after he is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, Muslim Brotherhood supreme leader Mohammed Badie talks during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Cairo Egypt. Egyptian security officials say the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme leader has been arrested in a coastal city and flown to Cairo on a military helicopter. The officials said Mohammed Badie was arrested Wednesday night, July 3, 2013 in a resort village in Marsa Matrouh, a Mediterranean coastal city west of Cairo not far from the Libyan border. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

    FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, Muslim Brotherhood supreme leader Mohammed Badie talks during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Cairo Egypt. Egyptian security officials say the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme leader has been arrested in a coastal city and flown to Cairo on a military helicopter. The officials said Mohammed Badie was arrested Wednesday night, July 3, 2013 in a resort village in Marsa Matrouh, a Mediterranean coastal city west of Cairo not far from the Libyan border. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

  • An Egyptian soldier sits in an armored vehicle near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support the country's ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

    An Egyptian soldier sits in an armored vehicle near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support the country's ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

  • Seminarians, novices, and faithful participate in a procession part of the "Year of the Faith" activities in front of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Hundreds paraded in downtown Rome, to gather in the Vatican basilica to pray in preparation for a Mass that will be celebrated by Pope Francis on Sunday. The "Year of the Faith" was called by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011, as a time for meditation to last from October 2012 to November 2013.  (AP Photo/Michele Barbero)

    Seminarians, novices, and faithful participate in a procession part of the "Year of the Faith" activities in front of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Hundreds paraded in downtown Rome, to gather in the Vatican basilica to pray in preparation for a Mass that will be celebrated by Pope Francis on Sunday. The "Year of the Faith" was called by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011, as a time for meditation to last from October 2012 to November 2013. (AP Photo/Michele Barbero)

  • Egyptian man holds a newspaper the news near Mesaha Square, in Cairo , Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)

    Egyptian man holds a newspaper the news near Mesaha Square, in Cairo , Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)

  • This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour speaking after being sworn in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)

    This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour speaking after being sworn in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)

  • This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour, center, standing with judges during a swearing in ceremony in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)

    This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour, center, standing with judges during a swearing in ceremony in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)

  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi stand during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi stand during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi  show victory signs during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi show victory signs during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,". (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,". (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi dance with sticks during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi dance with sticks during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally near the University of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. After sweeping out Egypt’s Islamist president, the military moves swiftly against his Muslim Brotherhood, taking the dramatic step of arresting the group’s revered leader at a beachside villa and bringing him to Cairo by helicopter. The crackdown tests the new army-backed leadership’s promises to guide Egypt to democracy, raising the question of how to include the 83-year-old fundamentalist group, which was banned under authoritarian regimes, rose to power after the first revolution and now vows not to participate after being toppled in a wave of popular anger.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

    Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally near the University of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. After sweeping out Egypt’s Islamist president, the military moves swiftly against his Muslim Brotherhood, taking the dramatic step of arresting the group’s revered leader at a beachside villa and bringing him to Cairo by helicopter. The crackdown tests the new army-backed leadership’s promises to guide Egypt to democracy, raising the question of how to include the 83-year-old fundamentalist group, which was banned under authoritarian regimes, rose to power after the first revolution and now vows not to participate after being toppled in a wave of popular anger.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

  • Egyptian soldiers deploy near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
  • In this image made late Wednesday, July 3, 2013, opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi wave national flags to a passing underground train as they celebrate Morsi's ouster in Cairo, Egypt. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded at his swearing in ceremony as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • Egyptian soldiers secure the area around Nasser City, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support ousted president Mohammed Morsi, in Cairo Thursday, July 4, 2013. Adly Mansour, the chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted Morsi. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour prepares to swear in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally in Nasser City, Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporter of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi makes the victory during a rally near the University of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)
  • Egyptians celebrate after Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. Arabic reads, " bye bye Morsi." The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour, center, is applauded by by chiefs of the constitutional court after he is sworn in as the nation's interim president Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, Muslim Brotherhood supreme leader Mohammed Badie talks during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Cairo Egypt. Egyptian security officials say the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme leader has been arrested in a coastal city and flown to Cairo on a military helicopter. The officials said Mohammed Badie was arrested Wednesday night, July 3, 2013 in a resort village in Marsa Matrouh, a Mediterranean coastal city west of Cairo not far from the Libyan border. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
  • An Egyptian soldier sits in an armored vehicle near Cairo University, where Muslim Brotherhood supporters have gathered to support the country's ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)
  • Seminarians, novices, and faithful participate in a procession part of the "Year of the Faith" activities in front of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Hundreds paraded in downtown Rome, to gather in the Vatican basilica to pray in preparation for a Mass that will be celebrated by Pope Francis on Sunday. The "Year of the Faith" was called by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011, as a time for meditation to last from October 2012 to November 2013.  (AP Photo/Michele Barbero)
  • Egyptian man holds a newspaper the news near Mesaha Square, in Cairo , Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.(AP Photo/ Manu Brabo)
  • This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour speaking after being sworn in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)
  • This image made from Egyptian State Television shows Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour, center, standing with judges during a swearing in ceremony in at the constitutional court in Cairo, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Egypt's chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court has been sworn in as interim president after Egyptians awoke Thursday to a new political reality after the military overthrew the country's first democratically elected president after only a year in office, shunting the Islamist leader aside in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought him to power. (AP Photo/Egyptian State TV)
  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi stand during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi  show victory signs during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of ousted Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. Arabic reads, "the people support legitimacy for the president,".  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi dance with sticks during a rally, in Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. The chief justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation's interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Adly Mansour took the oath of office at the Nile-side Constitutional Court in a ceremony broadcast live on state television. According to military decree, Mansour will serve as Egypt's interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a rally near the University of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 4, 2013. After sweeping out Egypt’s Islamist president, the military moves swiftly against his Muslim Brotherhood, taking the dramatic step of arresting the group’s revered leader at a beachside villa and bringing him to Cairo by helicopter. The crackdown tests the new army-backed leadership’s promises to guide Egypt to democracy, raising the question of how to include the 83-year-old fundamentalist group, which was banned under authoritarian regimes, rose to power after the first revolution and now vows not to participate after being toppled in a wave of popular anger.(AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Egypt’s military moved swiftly yesterday against senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood, targeting the backbone of support for ousted president Mohammed Morsi. In the most dramatic step, authorities arrested the group’s revered leader from a seaside villa and flew him by helicopter to detention in the capital.

With a top judge newly sworn in as interim president to replace Morsi, the crackdown poses an immediate test to the new army-backed leadership’s promises to guide Egypt to democracy: The question of how to include the 83-year-old fundamentalist group.

That question has long been at the heart of democracy efforts in Egypt. Hosni Mubarak and previous authoritarian regimes banned the group, raising cries even from pro-reform Brotherhood critics that it must be allowed to participate if Egypt was to be free. After Mubarak’s fall, the newly legalized group vaulted to power in elections, with its veteran member Morsi becoming the country’s first freely elected president.

Now the group is reeling under a huge backlash from a public that says the Brotherhood and its Islamist allies abused their electoral mandate. The military forced Morsi out Wednesday after millions of Egyptians nationwide turned out in four days of protests demanding he be removed.

Furious over what it calls a military coup against democracy, the Brotherhood vowed yesterday that it will not work with the new leadership. It and harder-line Islamist allies called for a wave of protests today, dubbing it the “Friday of Rage,” vowing to escalate if the military does not back down.

There are widespread fears of Islamist violence in retaliation for Morsi’s ouster, and already some former militant extremists have vowed to fight. Multiple Brotherhood officials yesterday firmly urged their followers to keep their protests peaceful. Thousands of Morsi supporters remained massed in front of a Cairo mosque where they have camped for days, with a line of military armored vehicles across the road nearby keeping watch.

“We declare our complete rejection of the military coup staged against the elected president and the will of the nation,” the Brotherhood said in a statement, read by the group’s senior cleric Abdel-Rahman el-Barr to the crowd outside the Rabia al-Adawiya Mosque in Cairo.

“We refuse to participate in any activities with the usurping authorities,” the statement said, urging Morsi supporters to remain peaceful. The Rabia al-Adawiya protesters planned to march on the Ministry of Defense today.

The Brotherhood denounced the crackdown, including the shutdown Wednesday night of its television channel, Misr25, its newspaper and three pro-Morsi Islamist TV stations. The military, it said, is returning Egypt to the practices of “the dark, repressive, dictatorial and corrupt ages.”

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