• In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, center, meets with politicians at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 3, 2013.

    Unaware of live TV coverage, urging President Morsi to back rebel groups and make mischief to disrupt the project up the Nile River.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 03, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT
  • This image made from video broadcast on Egyptian State Television shows President Mohammed Morsi making a statement as he appears with members of the Egyptian security forces, unseen, after their release by kidnappers, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

    7 conscripts' release by suspected militants in Sinai a win for the embattled Islamist president after months of accusations of mismanagement.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT