Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday warned that the standoff in Egypt between supporters and foes of deposed president Mohammed Morsi threatened to degenerate into a civil war.
Syria is already in the grips of a civil war,unfortunately enough,and Egypt is moving in that direction, Russian news agencies quoted Putin as saying while on a visit to Kazakhstan. We would like to see the Egyptian people avoid this fate, Putin said.
Egypt forces raid Al Jazeera office
Cairo: The Qatari-owned media company Al Jazeera reported on Sunday that Egyptian security forces had raided its Cairo office. But a Reuters cameraman outside the office in the city said he saw no sign of a raid. A spokesman for the channel in Doha said its Cairo bureau chief was taken in for questioning but had been released. He said he was not aware of any raid.