Egyptian Army Chief Calls for Nationwide Rallies

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

An Egyptian protester stands amongst smoke and tear gas during clashes with riot police near Tahrir Square on January 27, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Ed Giles/Getty)

At the Egyptian front lines, civil unrest seems to be slipping away from the interim government.

Many believe the former, Mohmad Morsi, was basically kidnapped by the new regime. Though Morsi is out of sight, army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is urging people to take to the streets on Friday to support the interim government and to restore calm. He has denied accusations that he betrayed President Morsi.

Joining us is Kristen Chick, Cairo correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor. She fills us in on the situation on the ground. 

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Kristen Chick

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