Tens of thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi call for his return to office. Muslim Brotherhood leader promises to resist military rule.
Al-Azhar has opened booths in Cairo metro stations to offer guidance and counter extremism. Egyptians have welcomed the presence of the renowned Sunni Islam institution, though some are uncomfortable, reports Mat Nashed.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the murder of the country's chief prosecutor in 2015. Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb after jihadists called for attacks on judiciary.
In addition to killing alleged IS members, Egypt police also killed two men suspected of belonging to the new Hasam terror group. Cairo has been struggling against multiple insurgencies that target state officials.
Two German tourists have been killed in a knife attack at the Egyptian holiday resort town of Hurghada. Officials said the suspected "Islamic State" inspired attack intentionally targeted foreign tourists.
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