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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Unrest Continues In Egypt

Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi protest as army soldiers guard at the Republican Guard building in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (Khalil Hamra/AP)

Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi protest as army soldiers guard at the Republican Guard building in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (Khalil Hamra/AP)

The Muslim Brotherhood is rejecting a timetable for new elections laid out by the country’s interim president.

The country’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, who represented the Muslim Brotherhood, was ousted in a military coup last week, sparking deadly violence in the country.

More than 50 people died in that violence yesterday.

The BBC’s chief international correspondent, Lyse Doucet, joins us from Cairo with the latest news.

Guest:

  • Lyse Doucet, chief international correspondent for the BBC, reporting from Cairo.

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