Prime Minister Hazem el Beblawi intends to have his government up and running by the end of the week. But supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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.
Gunmen have carried out one of the deadliest attacks in Egypt in two years, attacking a remote army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb. The attackers took weapons and ammunition before fleeing.
A son of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, Osama Morsi, has been arrested. He will face a mass trial over a bloody dispersal of a protest camp in 2013.
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.
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