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8 issues Egypt is facing

By Ryan Broderick and Sarah LeTrent, BuzzFeed/CNN
updated 4:02 PM EDT, Wed July 10, 2013
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Egypt's economy is one of the key motivators of unrest
  • Other obstacles include violence against women, fuel shortages
  • Military ousted former President Mohamed Morsy from office last week
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Editor's note: This post was created as a collaborative effort between the editorial staffs of BuzzFeed and CNN.

(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.

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The context can be confusing to outsiders. So here are eight issues about which Egyptians are upset.

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