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Ayman Mohyeldin answers reader questions about Egypt

Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak was freed from prison and placed under house arrest Thursday, deepening the country's deadly divisions following the removal last month of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

The move comes little more than a week after a deadly crackdown on Morsi’s supporters left about 900 people, including some 100 soldiers and police, dead.

Where is Egypt headed? Back to the old pre-Arab Spring military backed regime? What’s next for Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood supporters?

NBC News' Cairo correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin responded to reader questions about Egypt during a Google+ Hangout on Friday afternoon.

Click above to replay the informative chat.