AP PHOTOS: Ultimatum passes in Egypt

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Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi celebrate as they light flares and wave national flags and his picture with Arabic reads, "leave", in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, near protest sites and at key facilities and major intersections. The deployment is part of a bid by the military to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, slapping a travel ban on embattled president Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Despite mass street demonstrations by millions of his opponents, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country's first freely elected leader, has vowed he will not leave office. Egypt's military has moved to tighten its control of key institutions, sending troops backed with armored vehicles to the heart of Cairo and slapping a travel ban on Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president.

At least 39 people have died since the protests began on Sunday.

Here's a gallery of images from the past 24 hours of protests in Egypt, which will be updated throughout the day.

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