The chants, the impatient anger and even the symbols were the same ? right down to laser-generated messages of "Game Over" that were directed at Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011 and this week turned against the elected president carried to power by the Arab Spring.
A senior judge, Adly Mansour was sworn in as Egypt's interim president to replace ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi as the military launched a major crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood. Reeling from what it called a military coup against democracy, the group said it would not work with the new political system.
Israel was warily watching events unfold in Egypt, trying to gauge what the sudden overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi would mean for relations with its neighbor.