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Egypt: from Mubarak's ouster to Morsi's

A timeline of post-revolution Egypt


A firework fired by opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi explodes over the supporters during clashes in downtown Cairo, Monday, July 15. Thousands of supporters of deposed President Morsi held mass rallies and marched in the streets Monday to demand his return to office. The protest turned violent in downtown Cairo as police fired tear gas at pro-Morsi protesters who burned tires, threw rocks and blocked traffic flow on a main roadway running through the heart of the capital.

Hussein Malla/AP

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Egypt's past 2-1/2 years have been chaotic, from ousting longtime strongman Hosni Mubarak in January 2011 to a military overthrow of its first democratically elected president, with a dissolved parliament, a rushed constitution, and episodic violence in between.