On June 30, exactly one year after Egyptians voted for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi to become their first-ever democratically elected president, millions of protesters filled central Cairo and town squares across Egypt demanding his dismissal. The Defense Minister, General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, promptly issued Morsi with a 48-hour deadline to heed the protesters' demands or face military intervention. Was this another Egyptian revolution, a military coup or—as some feared—the beginning of a civil war? With the clock to the army's deadline ticking down and the whole country poised to see what would happen next, VICE went to Cairo to find out.

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