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-- this morning.
And speaking of that a new round of violent protests breaking out -- eject.
As police fired tear gas into the crowds there here -- some of those scenes.
What we're seeing interior square more than a 100000.
Flooded into downtown Cairo this time and they are protesting the current president Mohamed Morsi.
And his power grab they are very disillusioned with what the Muslim Brotherhood president has -- To their country and that -- -- this happening.
Police firing tear gas at rock throwing demonstrators -- where.
Now one of Egypt's highest courts refusing to work in protest of more c.'s actions Steve Harrigan is streaming live from Cairo.
Seeing the protests last night.
Looked very much so like the unrest that we saw in that -- square.
Back in 2009 and the Arabs and Arab Spring and the overthrow of Mubarak how how dangerous is it is it more dangerous now.
-- certainly a lot of similarities between what we saw last night in those demonstrations that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.
22 months ago here in each of huge numbers upwards of -- 100000 people a very energized and angry crowd many of them who want this president now.
-- couple of important differences to keep in mind the current president Mohamed Morsi.
Was elected by 52% of the vote just five months ago this week does have some legitimacy.
More than Mubarak had any other factors keep in mind he does have still strong popular support.
We haven't seen it yet but the Muslim Brotherhood has just announced a major march across the entire country on Saturday to show their support for the president more -- Yeah I mean as you point out it was a it was a close election.
And the other choice may have been a more democratic choice people were sort of searching for new leadership and ended up with this.
Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed -- so what are the chances.
That he is truly interested in any kind of compromise.
Right now he's shown no sign of making any concessions in the opposition has pretty much dug into they say they're gonna stay put.
Interior square opposition leaders say they won't even negotiate.
Until the president makes a complete step -- were really -- GM.
Between its -- what we could see.
Our parts of the government simply refusing to work that's what we saw today with two courts the judges saying we're not gonna work until the president backs down Martha.
Egypt in such a tenuous position and ramifications really.
For all of the Middle East in -- Steve Harrigan thank you very much this is interesting.
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