Watch Live: Egypt's Protests in Cairo

Egyptians seeking the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi are rallying in Cairo's historic Tahrir Square as a military-imposed deadline approaches for both sides to work out their differences. PBS NewsHour will live stream protests in Tahrir Square Wednesday.

PBS NewsHour will live stream protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Wednesday. This feed may change throughout the day.

Egyptians seeking the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi are rallying in Cairo's historic Tahrir Square as a military-imposed deadline approaches for both sides to work out their differences.


A new element in the ever-growing protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square is the use of lasers pointed at government buildings spelling "Morsi... Out" and "Game Over." Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images.

The massive protests have lasted throughout the week, touched off by high food and fuel prices, analysts say, and exacerbated by defiant speeches by Morsi saying he'd rather die than step down since all of Egypt's democracy is on the line.

The Egyptian military has given a 48-hour deadline -- which expires this morning -- for Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood party and the opposition to resolve their grievances.

Additional Resources

Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers gave PBS NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill an update Tuesday on the violence between pro- and anti-Morsi factions and how finding a political resolution could prove difficult: Watch Video

Are Latest Protests and Ultimatum a Game-changer for Egypt's Political System?

The Dark Side of Tahrir Square and What One Group Is Trying to Do About It

View all of our World coverage.

Follow @NewsHourWorld

Support Your Local PBS Station