A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shouts slogans during clashes in front of Azbkya police station at Ramses Square in Cairo, August 16, 2013
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Egypt crisis: Does political Islam have a future?

At least 60 people lost their lives in Egypt on Friday as protestors loyal to the ousted President Mohammed Morsi clashed with military forces on the streets of Cairo.

The toppling of Mr Morsi - the country's first democratically elected president - raises questions about both democracy and the party itself.

Has the Muslim Brotherhood proved itself unfit to govern effectively and inclusively - and what future if any does political Islam across the Arab world?

Newsnight's Tim Whewell reports.

  • 17 Aug 2013
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