Egypt Islamist party that backed Morsi ouster in damage control mode after protester killings

  • by: MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2013 - 6:35 PM

CAIRO — An Islamist party that is a key member of the factions that backed the military's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi threatened to break with the country's new military-backed leadership after the killing of more than 50 Islamist protesters Sunday, trying to salvage its position in the face of criticism it had turned against its own movement.

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