ElBaradei picked as new Egypt PM: anti-Morsi movement

CAIRO (AFP) - Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been chosen as Egypt's new prime minister, the Tamarod campaign behind the protests that toppled Islamist president Mohamed Mursi said on Saturday after talks with the country's interim president.

A military source confirmed to AFP that the former UN nuclear watchdog chief was to be sworn in as premier later on Saturday, three days after the army overthrew Morsi.

The official MENA news agency said Mr ElBaradei was in talks with interim leader Adly Mansour.