Meanwhile, the Gulf states have pledged billions to the country's new government in a bid to bring back 'trusted friends' in the region.
The EU pledged $6.7 billion to Egypt to help along its democratic transition, but it was conditional on reforms that have largely not happened.
Some Muslim Brotherhood supporters have taken up weapons, and the Egyptian military and police are heavily armed. But now, it seems, they have company.
Comparisons of Egypt to regional nations that have witnessed ruinous civil wars are premature – but worth noting.
Muslim Brotherhood ally Turkey has condemned the attacks, while Gulf monarchies, which have pledged $12 billion in support, voiced support for the military.
A return to long-term military management of politics has a certain charm for Egypt's generals. Here's why.
The US secretary of State initially hailed Egypt's military as 'restorers of democracy,' but after more than 500 were killed in Cairo yesterday, he is changing his tune.
The US strained mightily to avoid calling Morsi's ouster a coup and to continue military aid. Egypt's military answered back today.
The Egyptian military's violent dispersal of a Muslim Brotherhood protest camp in Cairo overnight left scores dead and has set the stage for a bloodier period in Egypt.
After days of warning, Egypt's interim government finally moved to clear protest camps filled with supporters of the deposed president.
Sinai-based Islamist militants claimed the attack was in retaliation for a drone strike that killed four of their own last week.
Mohammed Abd El-Zaher's bookshop has been binding books by hand since 1936, building a gilded reputation and withstanding the rise and fall of many a regime.