The Egyptian authorities have postponed their plans to disperse two sit-ins in Cairo by supporters of the country's ousted president Mohammed Morsi, officials say. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mohammed Soudans of Morsi's Freedom and Justice Party.
Who is General Sisi? And what are the Obama administration's policy options for Egypt in perpetual crisis? The World's host Carol Hills speaks with Robert Springborg from the Naval Postgraduate School, and Leslie Gelb of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Supporters of the ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi have continued their defiance of the military-backed government, marching on three key points in Cairo. They are continuing to stage large sit-ins in the capital to call for Morsi's reinstatement.
Supporters of the ousted Egyptian president took to the streets in Cairo adding to fears of further violence and political instability. But one of the many unanswered questions facing Egypt right now is this: where is Mohammed Morsi?
The Egyptian army has given President Mohammed Morsi 48 hours to reach a deal with his political opponents. That ultimatum expires Wednesday, and tensions remain sky-high in Cairo.
Protests are getting under way in Egypt on what is expected to be an important weekend in the country. Carol Hills talks to an Egyptian in Cairo, describing the mood there.