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Quran is held during Egyptian protest

July 9, 2013 | 8:23 p.m. CDT
A supporter of the ousted Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi holds up a Quran during a protest in Nasr City, a suburb of Cairo on Tuesday. After days of deadlock, Egypt's military-backed interim president named a veteran economist as prime minister on Tuesday and appointed pro-democracy leader Mohamed ElBaradei as a vice president, while the army showed its strong hand in shepherding the process, warning political factions against “maneuvering” that impedes the transition.

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