Gaza wary of Egypt strife

Ally Morsi gone, Hamas’ future in question

Posted: July 6, 2013 at 4:31 a.m.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has delivered a sharp jolt to Gaza’s Hamas rulers, robbing them of their most important ally and raising difficult questions about the future of Islamic political movements in the region.

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A military attack helicopter flies over a street near the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 5, 2013. The top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to restore ousted President Mohammed Morsi to office, saying Egyptians will not accept "military rule" for another day. General Guide Mohammed Badie, a revered figure among the Brotherhood's followers, spoke Friday before a crowd of tens of thousands of Morsi supporters in Cairo. A military helicopter circled low overhead. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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