Middle East
3:42 am
Thu July 4, 2013

President Morsi Supporters Furious, Other Egyptians Jubilant He's Out

Originally published on Thu July 4, 2013 8:48 am

Egypt is about to get a new ruler. A caretaker head of state is being ushered into power Thursday following Wednesday's dramatic military coup. President Mohammed Morsi was forced from power just a year after winning the country's first free election. He lost the public's trust amid a failing economy and fears that he was imposing an Islamist agenda.