Oct. 6 is the 40th anniversary of Egypt’s surprise attack on Israeli forces at the Suez Canal in 1973. That short-lived victory over Israel has been a national holiday ever since, and “celebrations” in the street today by pro- and anti-government forces left a reported 44 dead.

Mosa’ab Elshamy was on the scene and captured some stunning images of the clashes between Mohammed Morsi supporters and the Egyptian military, which took over in January in the coup that isn’t a coup.