Ousted President Morsi Accuses Egypt's Military Chief of Treason

(Wall Street Journal) Tamer El-Ghobashy - Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, accused military chief Abdel-Fattah al Sisi of treason on Wednesday and said Egypt won't be stable until he is returned to office. It was his first message addressing the Egyptian public since he was removed from office in a military coup on July 3 and appeared to be an appeal to his supporters to take to the streets again. "This coup is over....It is falling apart and will fall in the face of the Egyptian people's resilience," Morsi's statement said. The military-backed interim government has moved to ban the Muslim Brotherhood, seize members' assets and arrest nearly every top official along with hundreds of rank and file members.

2013-11-14 00:00:00

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