2013 (MMXIII) was a common yearstarting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2013th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the thirteenth year of the 3rd millennium, the thirteenth year of the 21st century, and the fourth year of the 2010s decade.

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  • August 14 – Following the military coup in Egypt, two anti-coup camps are raided by the security forces leaving 2,600 dead. The raids were described by Human Rights Watch as "one of the world’s largest killings of demonstrators in a single day in recent history”.
  • August 21 – 1,429 are killed in the Ghouta chemical attack throughout the Syrian Civil War.

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