NOTE – This post will be updated throughout the day, with “breaking” news at the top, other updates below, and the live streams at the bottom:
UPDATE 8/14/2013 at 10:10am ET:
A month-long state of emergency has been declared.
BREAKING: Egypt's state TV says presidency has declared a monthlong state of emergency across nation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 14, 2013
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) August 14, 2013
Full White House statement on Egypt pic.twitter.com/XFDYyW24ak
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) August 14, 2013
Overnight the Egyptian military attacked Muslim Brotherhood protesters encamped in Cairo. There are reports of dozens, maybe hundreds dead. (Live video and Twitter feeds at bottom of post.)
— ABC News (@ABC) August 14, 2013
In turn, Muslim Brotherhood supporters around the country have turned on the Christian population, including burning churches.
Confirmed sectarian attacks: 2 churches still on fire are the Virgin and Bishop Abram Church of Dilga, Menya and the Bishopric of Sohag
— المبادرة المصرية للحقوق الشخصية (@EIPR) August 14, 2013
— Ranya Khalifa رانيا (@RanyaKhalifa) August 14, 2013
— Dalia Ezzat (@DaliaEzzat_) August 15, 2013
UPDATE 8/14/2013 at 10:05am ET:
Two journalists have been reported killed.
— Gulf News (@gulf_news) August 14, 2013
Sky News Cameraman Killed In Egypt http://t.co/1G8nf41asR
— Sky News (@SkyNews) August 14, 2013
— Raya Jalabi | رايه الجلبي (@rayajalabi) August 14, 2013
And the obligatory blaming of Israel:
— Mehmet Solmaz (@MhmtSlmz) August 14, 2013
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