Interim President To Guide Egypt After Morsi Is Overthrown

NPR | July 4, 2013 6:48 a.m. | Updated: July 4, 2013 9:03 a.m.

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Renee Montange, Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

In the hours after the military overthrew the nation’s first democratically elected president, millions took to the streets to celebrate. The ouster ended a showdown in which the military warned the president to compromise with protesters — or else. Now, the constitution has been suspended. The military says an interim government will rule until new elections can be called.


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