Nightly News   |  August 02, 2013

Morsi supporters refuse to back down

Concerns are growing over a potential showdown in Egypt where supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi are fortifying their encampments. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> friday prayers have concluded in egypt. concern over a showdown with tens of thousand of supporters of morsi in the streets. fortifying encampments erected when morsi was toppled from office six weeks ago. the government says the camps have to go. protesters say they're staying. u.s. deputy secretary of state william vernes arrived in cairo hoping to head off confrontation.