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 top appeal court has upheld a 20-year sentence against ex-president Mohammed Morsi for attacks on protesters in late 2012. The Islamist leader is still appealing a death sentence and two other prison terms.
Suspected Islamist gunmen have killed an armored division commander in the Egyptian army on the outskirts of Cairo as he was leaving his home to go to work. He had served in the volatile Egyptian region of Sinai.
Suspected Islamic State (IS) gunmen are reported to have killed 12 Egyptian soldiers in North Sinai province and injured eight more in an attack on a checkpoint. It is the first major attack in the area.
Former Egyptian president Morsi is being tried on allegations of leaking military secrets. Judges are expected to sentence him. Here is a summary of the rise and fall of a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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