Egyptian military coup begins with tanks on the streets of Cairo

According to President Mohamed Morsi's national security adviser, a military coup has now begun (release). Bizarrely, the Egyptian government is using a Facebook page for its press releases. The advisor, Dr El Haddad, got his MBA from Aston Business School, Birmingham.

As I write these lines I am fully aware that these may be the last lines I get to post on this page.

For the sake of Egypt and for historical accuracy, let’s call what is happening by its real name: Military coup.

There are now tanks in Cairo: