Expat calls ouster of Egypt’s president a coup ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page MAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi held his portrait during a rally in Cairo. Hassan Ammar/AP Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, showed signs bearing his face during a rally Thursday. MAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images Thousands participated in a rally at Raba Al Adaawyia Mosque to show their support for Morsi. MAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images Egypt's army has rounded up the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood. Hassan Ammar/AP Morsi supporters chanted slogans during a rally in Cairo's Nasser City. GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images People waved the Egyptian flag as army helicopters flew above Tahrir square. Reuters Demonstrators remained in the streets Thursday as helicopters flew overhead. Getty Images A man waved the national flag in Egypt. Reuters Military jets flew over Cairo. Reuters Helicopters flew overhead in Cairo. A pro-Morsi protester flashed the peace sign during a demonstration in Cairo Thursday. EPA Chief judge of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court Adly Mansour took the oath as interim president before his fellow judges at the court. Reuters Supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi protested his removal from power. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images The Egyptian army sent dozens of amored vehicles to locations where President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters had gathered. Suhaib Salem/REUTERS Morsi’s opponents celebrated his ouster in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Amr Nabil/AP Fireworks lit up the sky above Tahrir Square on Wednesday as opponents of Mohamed Morsi celebrated. ASMAA WAGUIH/Reuters For the second time in Egypt’s 2 ½ years of turmoil, the army has forced out the country's leader. Pete Souza/WHITE HOUSE/Reuters President Obama (left) has ordered the US government to determine what the military's actions mean for foreign aid to Egypt. SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS Amid the turmoil, the US has warned Americans already in Egypt to leave the country. JUSTIN WILKES/EPA The military sent troops and armored vehicles into the streets, fearing a violent reaction by President Mohammed Morsi's supporters. SUHAIB SALEM/Reuters Protesters celebrated in Tahrir Square after Morsi was ousted. MUHAMMAD HAMED/Reuters Two deputy chiefs of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images A family on a motorcycle celebrated the news of the ouster. EGYPTIAN TV/AFP/Getty Images Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced the ousting of Morsi. Amr Nabil/AP Fireworks exploded overhead as anti-Morsi protesters gathered in Tahrir Square. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/Reuters A soldier carried barbed wire in front of protesters near the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo. AP Morsi opponents lit flares and waved national flags. AP Egyptian troops secured key institutions and major intersections shortly after President Morsi defied an ultimatum to meet protesters' demands. Reuters Protesters flooded the streets as Morsi defied the army's ultimatum. AP A military helicopter flew over the presidential palace as residents packed the streets of Cairo. AP A man held a sign supporting President Morsi. Protesters against and for Morsi's rule have clashed on the streets of Cairo for days. ANDRE PAIN/EPA Protesters gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square ahead of the military deadline. ANDRE PAIN/EPA The military had issued a 48-hour ultimatum Monday for Morsi to meet the demands of protesters calling for his ouster. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images Anti-Morsi protesters clashed with Muslim Brotherhood members outside Cairo University on Wednesday. ANDRE PAIN/EPA Egyptian demonstrators prayed during an anti-Morsi protest in Tahrir Square on Wednesday. Amr Nabil/Associated Press Morsi opponents prepared to slaughter lambs as symbols of Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood leaders during a protest in Tahrir Square. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/ REUTERS Traders worked at Egypt's Stock Exchange in Cairo on Wednesday as the military's deadline for Morsi neared.