Live Updates From Egypt - July 3

EgyptSource is continuing to live blog events of July 4. Follow here.

Thank you all for following! And thank you to Mai El Sadany for assisting today in the live blogging. Tomorrow the EgyptSource team will continue blogging the events as they unfold.

Follow EgyptSource’s live updates on Egypt’s July 3 events and protests. 

8:05 p.m. EST

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has called on all sides in Egypt to "show restraint and avoid violence."

7:42 p.m. EST

The European Union has recoginzed Egypt’s new government in a statement by Catherine Ashton.

7:15 p.m. EST

US Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey warned the Egyptian military of consequences if its overthrow is considered a coup. Read more here.

Al-Ahram reports that arrest warrants have been issued for 300 Muslim Brotherhood members.

7:05 p.m. EST


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6:50 p.m. EST


6:35 p.m. EST

Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States Mohammed Tewfik told Foreign Policy that Morsi’s ouster is "not a coup," but "a popular uprising."

6:25 p.m. EST



5:50 p.m. EST

Al-Jazeera reports that its Egyptian television channel was raided by security and taken off the air. 

5:30 p.m. EST


5:15 p.m. EST

Here is a translated copy of the Armed Forces statement.

4:20 p.m. EST


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4:10 p.m. EST



4:00 p.m. EST

Tunisian opposition activists have launched their own version of Egypt’s Tamarod movement. Its members plan to call for mass protests after speedily gathering the signatures of about 200,000 anti-government activists.