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July 2nd, 2013
06:08 AM ET

Growing unrest in Egypt; Pres. Morsy faces ultimatum from military – Reza Sayah reports

CNN is following the growing unrest now in Egypt, where an ultimatum faces President Mohammed Morsy.

Egypt's military has given the embattled leader 48 hours to resolve the ongoing political crisis that's brought thousands to the streets, or the military says it will step in.

President Obama has called Morsy from Africa, encouraging him make sure all Egyptians are represented in the government. According to the White House, President Obama stressed "democracy is about more than elections".

Reza Sayah is in Cairo this morning following developments.

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