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But we begin this Wednesday night with a date for the history books a military -- the top toppled the government of Egypt today.
The country's military seized file or from its first democratically elected leader the military chief informing the president -- out.
And setting a -- a process to reshape the government the country and potentially the region.
Mohammed Marcy the democratically elected but acting and governing saying to millions of critics very much like a dictator.
Shifting the secular government further toward Islamic rule.
And now he's out and for tonight at least the people seem ecstatic.
That's what it looked and sounded like moments after the army chief and others forcibly remove the president from office.
Right now we don't know where the president is or former president we're told he's being held in an undisclosed location.
Probably being watched by the military.
And here's a live look in top readers where folks continue to celebrate now early in the morning.
Crowds just as large as they have been in the millions across the country Intel -- square just after one -- him -- on the July the fourth.
Out by the hundreds of thousands.
Witnesses say the Egyptian troops including commandos in full combat -- Are deployed across much of Cairo key facilities government buildings on bridges over the Nile River.
And it intersections because everybody Egypt is not happy.
And violence is possible.
Mohamed Morsi came to power in elections a year ago but since then he forced through it Islam -- constitution.
That angered many egyptians secularist and others are upset that he hasn't been able to turn around the country's economy it's gotten much worse.
The military gave more C a deadline to leave by today and at the deadline approached.
People gathered in top -- square.
Calling for the president to leave.
It was a mostly joyful atmosphere among anti Morsi protesters today.
Many dancing and waving flags -- supporters -- held their own large gatherings which took on a much more somber tone as you might imagine.
As far as we know much of what happened today was peaceful.
But there was a report a short while ago of a violent clash between two sides in the city of Alexandria.
In which a witness heard gunfire.
And saw people throwing bricks and stones and just minutes ago a report from Egyptian officials that the deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood is now.
To get a sense of the chaos in Cairo today take a look at this map you can see how demonstrators by both sides apart took across the city.
With the military deploying troops and armored vehicles as well.
And don't forget Egypt is strategically important for the Middle East the northern African country is located between Libya and Israel.
President Obama just moments ago issued a statement he's urging all sides in Egypt to avoid violence.
President Obama says he expects the military to protect rightful.
The rights to peaceful assembly and -- process.
So let's get our coverage kicked off tonight Wendell -- we'll have much more force from the White House in just a moment.
First to Conner Powell who has been above -- rear square watching it all throughout the last 24 hours Connor.
It was never had the opportunity continues the party continues -- celebrated -- here's where it's been an endless volley of fireworks the last.
Almost senator Joseph hours they are happy that more he is gone there happy that the constitution he's.
Suspended and they're happy great news starting at new democracy.
But outside careers are very different scene we are getting a -- the reports now violence between the military between pro Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Morrissey supporters at least five people have already being killed it sounds like the military is beginning to arrest members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The payback and retribution now appears to be on its way that conflict in the violence.
-- intensified it over the course of the next few hours.
We have we have a feeling we will see a lot of violence -- -- what we are already hearing right now the military is deployed around the city around the country.
And they are finding people live on the violence but there -- -- a lot of anger among the Muslim Brotherhood and the Morsi supporters who have vowed to.
Fight to the death for more CN for an Islamic.
Separate this is a lot of talk here about -- to -- it and democracy but they've got to get through the next few days next few hours really -- order to have a new democracy.
And here and there is a lot of fun but a lot of political divisions.
And that won't -- that will not be solved in the next few days it is going to be a long process to try to.
Sort of ran this country that democratic credentials and -- a lot of wounds here -- -- -- lives in Cairo early this Thursday morning wolf I mentioned president Obama's statement a short time ago in which.
He urged all sides of Egypt to come together and avoid violence.
He also said an honest capable.
And representative government -- what ordinary egyptians seek and what they deserve.
Team fox coverage continues Wendell Goler live at the White House Wendell.
Deborah the president said he is deeply concerned by the decision of the Egyptian Armed Forces to remove president -- -- suspend the constitution.
In a written statement released just moments ago mr.
Obama said quote.
I now call on the Egyptian government to move quickly and responsibly to return full -- back to a democratically elected civilian government as soon as possible.
Through an inclusive and transparent process -- the president.
Met this afternoon for more than an hour or with the secretary of defense -- hagel and Martin Dempsey the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Who had -- talk to there Egyptian counterparts in recent days but apparently.
Who did not ask him directly to avoid a -- mr.
Obama urged Egyptian officials not to arrest president more seat -- his supporters he also said quote.
I've also directed the relevant departments and agencies to review the implications under US law for our assistance to the government of Egypt.
Officials have avoided calling the Egyptian actions and cool.
Since that could trigger legal moves that would impact US safety -- -- many members of congress the Egyptian military.
It's more reliable than more sees Muslim Brotherhood.
Wendell Goler live at the White House Wendell thanks very much the American Embassy has been largely evacuated now.
Here's the deal a lot of people in the crowds in Egypt think that the United States was supporting president Morsi.
And a lot of people have turned very much anti American as a result of it not anti American people but anti American foreign policy.
Of course the truth of the matter is this military thing works out better for all of us or at least has the potential to do so.
At any rate the State Department is ordering most US embassy workers to evacuate Egypt completely after today.
Jennifer Griffin with more of the US response from the Pentagon tonight Jennifer.
Well at this point the Pentagon -- has not been asked to -- sick assist with this ordered evacuation that's what the State Department calls that.
US diplomats and their families have been told to leave Egypt tonight but they will do so through commercial means the US military.
Is not being asked to send in planes -- Marines to assist with evacuation.
That would be considered a non combatant evacuation order and that -- not been ordered as of yet.
As the Defense Secretary chuck Kate Mullen chairman of the joint chiefs general Martin Dempsey met with the president and his national security team.
At the White House today hundreds of arrest warrants have been issued I'm told for Muslim Brotherhood leaders inside Egypt.
And again they were meeting just after.
The Egyptian defense chief announced the removal of president -- several weeks ago a contingent of about 550.
Marines were moved from around Spain to -- in LA Italy.
In recent days.
-- to respond if needed to the trouble in Egypt they remain approximately 1000 miles away tonight for a three hour flight from Egypt.
A marine expeditionary unit remains in the Mediterranean Saudi Arabia's king welcomed the removal of the Muslim brother herds president more -- tonight.
And was among the first to congratulate the new government on Capitol Hill democratic senator Patrick Leahy.
Says the US congress will review aid to Egypt as is required by US law when an elected government is deposed by a crew -- Jennifer Griffin at the Pentagon Jennifer thanks.
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