Egypt: From Arab Spring to now

Updated 1:33 PM ET, Wed April 27, 2016
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Egyptians protest in front of an army tank in Cairo in January 2011. Inspired by protests that ousted Tunisia's oppressive leader, tens of thousands of Egyptians demonstrated for an end to the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak. Ahmed Ali/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Egyptians celebrate in Cairo's Tahrir Square after Mubarak steps down in February 2011. Hussein Malla/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Mohamed Morsy, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood, becomes Egypt's first democratically elected President in June 2012. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
Morsy opponents chant slogans as fire rages at the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Alexandria in June 2013. Months earlier, Morsy granted himself unprecedented executive powers, preventing any court from overturning his decisions. He refused to bow to an ultimatum, issued by Egypt's military leaders, to find a solution to violence in the country or leave his post. Heba Khamis/AP
An injured man is carried into a makeshift hospital after clashes between Egyptian police and Morsy supporters in July 2013. Morsy was ousted in a military coup after a year in office. MAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images
Egyptians celebrate in front of the presidential palace in Cairo in June 2014 after former military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi wins a new presidential election. MAHMOUD KHALED/AFP/Getty Images
Sisi, left, is sworn in as President on June 8, 2014, with former interim President Adly Mansour. Egypt Presidency Press Office/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Morsy, left, and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie stand behind bars in June 2015. Morsy was sentenced to death for his role in a 2011 prison break. He and 16 other Muslim Brotherhood leaders were also given a life sentence for espionage. A life term in Egypt means 25 years. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu/Getty Images