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.
Egypt's state-run media has reported that ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been refusing to eat prison food because he believes it is unsafe. Morsi was sentenced to death in May.
Egypt has announced that it will hold parliamentary elections starting in October. The long-awaited polls will be the first since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi ousted his Islamist predecessor.
Egypt has summoned the British ambassador in Cairo for comments he made about a court's decision to sentence three Al-Jazeera journalists to prison. The diplomat had said he was "shocked" by the judge's ruling.
A court in Cairo has sentenced 10 defendants to death for "joining a terrorist group." Mohammed al-Zawahiri, brother of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, and 57 other defendants had their verdicts postponed.