In the worst day of violence since the July 3 ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, hundreds of people were killed today as Egyptian forces cleared two pro-Morsi sites.
Egyptian Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei has resigned and the interim government has declared a state of emergency.
An injured member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi is carried by members of the riot police and the army after they cleared Rabaa Adawiya square area, where the Pro-Mursi supporters are camping, in Cairo August 14, 2013. Egyptian security forces killed at least 30 people on Wednesday when they cleared a camp of Cairo protesters who were demanding the reinstatement of Mursi, his Muslim Brotherhood movement said. REUTERS/Stringer