Power Grab Prompts New Unrest In Egypt

NPR | Nov. 24, 2012 3:26 p.m.

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi announced Thursday an extraordinary set of new presidential powers that essentially nullify judicial oversight. His critics say he now has unchecked power, and the Muslim Brotherhood argues it is a necessary, and temporary, move to make reforms. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Jacki Lyden talks with NPR’s Leila Fadel in Cairo for the latest.


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