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(BuzzFeed/CNN) -- In Cairo's Tahrir Square, there's a familiar pulse of a revolution.
Since last week's ouster of the nation's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsy, Egypt has been gripped by violence as rival sides battle for control.
The context can be confusing to outsiders. So here are eight issues about which Egyptians are upset.
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