Article Photos: Egypt's military returns to the political fray 8/9

Egyptians on a motorbike pass a tank staged outside the presidential palace as protesters opposed to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Egypt's military said Saturday that serious dialogue is the "best and only" way to overcome the nation's deepening conflict over a disputed draft constitution hurriedly adopted by Islamist allies of President Mohammed Morsi, and recent decrees granting himself near-absolute powers. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)