After several days of deadly violence, Egypt seems to be alive again with pedestrians filling streets during daylight hours. But in the evening, it's another matter, says David Kirkpatrick, the Cairo Bureau chief of The New York Times.
Scores have been killed and many injured in Egypt today after the army went in to clear the camps of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Meanwhile the interim government has declared a month-long state of emergency.
Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour has expressed sorrow over the deaths of at least 51 people near a barracks in Cairo, urging restraint amid ongoing unrest. The Muslim Brotherhood's political wing meanwhile called for an "uprising."
Armed groups that helped overturn Muammar Gaddafi two years ago are pressuring for more regime change. As New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick explains to anchor Marco Werman, the gunmen are demanding that some Gaddafi-era ministers step down.
A ceasefire is set to be announced in the Gaza conflict, Egyptian and Palestinian officials say. Anchor Marco Werman talks to David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times, to get more details.
Ahmed Abu Khattala is thought to be a ringleader of the Sept. 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. He spent several hours Thursday with two journalists, including New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick.
Relations between the US and Egypt seem to be in crisis. But the confrontation may be being driven by one Egyptian politician trying to carve out her own political space. Anchor Marco Werman gets that angle from David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times.
Several US citizens have been banned from leaving Egypt - including Sam LaHood, son of US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. Lisa Mullins gets more on the story from New York Times reporter David Kirkpatrick.
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