8 issues Egypt is facing
July 10, 2013 -- Updated 2002 GMT (0402 HKT)
- Egypt's economy is one of the key motivators of unrest
- Other obstacles include violence against women, fuel shortages
- Military ousted former President Mohamed Morsy from office last week
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(BuzzFeed/CNN) -- In Cairo's Tahrir Square, there's a familiar pulse of a revolution.
Since last week's ouster of the nation's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsy, Egypt has been gripped by violence as rival sides battle for control.
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The context can be confusing to outsiders. So here are eight issues about which Egyptians are upset.
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