Egypt Protests In Pictures: Egyptians Demand The Resignation of President Morsi [PHOTOS]

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Protests in Egypt continue as support wanes for President Mohamed Morsi. On Monday, the military issued an ultimatum that called for Morsi to negotiate with the protesters by Wednesday -- otherwise the military would step in with their own plans.

According to BBC News, the ultimatum expired at 4:30 p.m. local time or 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

The protests which started on June 30 were triggered by the “ongoing economic crisis, a seizure of extra-judicial power in 2012, and his government’s mishandling of the constitutional drafting process,” according to a report by IBTimes.

Violence was reported in some areas and at least 16 people were reported dead at pro-Morsi rally Tuesday night.

Protesters took to the street, filling Cairo's Tahrir Square to call for the end of Morsi’s presidency. Take a look here at the crowds’ response in photos and videos both for and against Morsi:

Protesters shine green lasers on a military helicopter flying over the protests.

 

 

 

Morsi A poster of Egypt's President Mursi is seen near members of Muslim Brotherhood after night clashes with anti-Mursi in Giza
Morsi Supporter A member of Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of Egypt's President Mursi holds poster in Giza
Egypt Lasers Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi use lasers to write "Egypt" on the Mogamma building, Egypt's biggest administrative building at Tahrir Square in Cairo
Protesters Egypt Flag Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi kiss Egypt's flag during a protest demanding that Mursi resign at Tahrir Square in Cairo
Pro-Morsi Supporters A woman supporter of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi holds a poster with his image, while others shout slogans during a protest in support of Mursi near Cairo
Protester Morsi A protester, opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, holds up Egypt's flag during a protest demanding that Mursi resign at Tahrir Square in Cairo
Egypt Crowds Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo
Egypt Flags Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, wave flags in Tahrir Square in Cairo
Egypt Flare Protests Protesters opposing President Mohamed Mursi gather around a lit flare after a speech by Mursi, at Tahrir Square in Cairo
Protesters Tv Egypt Anti-President Mohamed Mursi protesters watch a speech by him on TV at a cafe at Tahrir Square in Cairo
Flag helicopters Egypt Egyptian military helicopters trailing national flags circled over Tahrir Square during a protest demanding that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi resign in Cairo

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