2013-07-02 20:56:24

In Egypt, protesters increase pressure on Morsi government as military deadline nears

In Egypt today, both supporters of President Mohammed Morsi and those calling for his ouster rallied in Cairo’s streets as a military-imposed deadline to resolve the standoff nears. Sound from the AP. The military has given Morsi until tomorrow to agree on a plan with opposition leaders. Morsi’s foreign minister resigned today, following five other high level cabinet resignations in recent days. For more, we’re joined by Ghada Talhami, emeritus professor in the department of politics at Lake Forest College. Her books include Palestine and the Egyptian National Identity.

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